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Indiana University Health Counselor-Genetic II in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Provides genetic counseling and testing for patients and families including identifying, ordering and coordinating genetic laboratory tests, and other diagnostic studies, as appropriate for the genetic assessment. Integrates genetic laboratory test results and other diagnostic studies with personal and family medical history to assess and communicate genetic risk factors and clinical implications. Educates health professionals, patients and families about genetic diseases and hereditary disorders, treatment options, risk factors and any available community resources. Refers patients to specialists when necessary. May teach or oversee genetic counseling students.

• Requires Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics.

•Requires 3-5 years of clinical genetic counseling experience.

• Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselor's license in the state of Indiana.

• Requires Board Certification by ABMG/ABGC or Board eligible within 1 year of employment.

• Requires basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office. REQNUMBER: 307765

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