Lighthouse Lab Services is looking for a remote Genetic Counselor to work 8-10 hours a month, primarily focusing on CGX tests. The Genetic Counselor is responsible for providing genetic information and genetic education for individual patients, families, and physicians.
If you are a Genetic Counselor looking to add consulting to your background or expand your current consulting work, this could be the position for you!
-Interpret CGX laboratory Results
-Interview patients and obtain comprehensive medical and family histories
-Review testing options risks, benefits, and limitations with patients and families
-Identify patients and/or families at risk for specific cancer and other disorders
-Communicate findings to patients or physicians
-Provide information on complex genetic concepts to patients and referring physicians through detailed consultation reports
-Determine optimal patient care plans based on the genetic findings
-Counsel patients and family members on the inherited condition
- Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
- Master’s degree or PhD in genetic counseling or genetics