Genetics Counselor jobs in Shreveport, LA

Genetics Counselor provides genetic counseling and education to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders. Obtains and analyzes family medical history to identify patients at risk for specific disorders or syndromes. Being a Genetics Counselor recommends genetic testing as warranted and counsels patients on test results, treatment and alternative coping methods. May provide crisis intervention as needed. Additionally, Genetics Counselor requires a master's degree of Genetic Counseling. Typically reports to a manager or director. Requires board certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG). Typically requires a state license to practice. Genetics Counselor's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

2 Genetics Counselor jobs found in Shreveport, LA area

Shreveport is located in Northwest Louisiana. It is the center of the Ark-La-Tex region where Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas meet. It is also part of the I-20 Cyber Corridor linking the tech-centered Dallas-Fort Worth, Shreveport-Bossier, Greater Monroe, and Greater Atlanta metropolitan areas together. The city of Shreveport is 188 miles from Dallas, 98 miles from Tyler, and 41 miles from Marshall, Texas; 215 miles from Little Rock and 73 miles from Texarkana, Arkansas; and 250 miles from the state capital of Baton Rouge, 99 miles from Monroe, 69 miles from Ruston, and 30 miles from Minden, Lo...
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Income Estimation for Genetics Counselor jobs
$63,780 to $78,484
Shreveport, Louisiana area prices
were up 1.2% from a year ago

Genetics Counselor in Albuquerque, NM
Develop and present educational and related programs as appropriate.
October 23, 2019
Assist families to make the best possible adjustment to the disorder in an affected family member and/or to the risk of recurrence of that disorder.
December 05, 2019
Provide mental health counseling to families and/or refer individuals and families to support services and funding agencies.
December 16, 2019