Genetic Counselor I - Craniofacial Center (0.6 FTE)

Job ID 2022-46621
Area of Interest
Social Work/Behavioral Health
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
0.6 FTE (48 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Regular
Department
Genetic Counselors
Shift
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Seattle
Primary Location : State/Province
WA
Remote Work Percent
060
Hot Job
No

Responsibilities

The Craniofacial Center has an opening for a Genetic Counselor I, who will be embedded in the Division of Craniofacial Medicine. The Craniofacial Center is a multidisciplinary program established to care for children and families with craniofacial conditions. The Craniofacial Center employs more than 50 providers spanning 19 specialties who provide collaborative care for patients located in Washington and the wider region. Conditions commonly managed include: cleft lip and cleft palate, craniosynostosis, craniofacial microsomia, and other conditions affecting the head and face. 

 

In this role, a Genetic Counselor I will, with limited supervision: deliver genetic counseling to patients and families at risk for hereditary disorders; assess recurrence risks; recommend medical or genetic testing based on analysis of the risk, benefit, and cost to each family; review results of genetic testing and their implications with the patient; provide crisis intervention regarding unexpected results; connect patients to resources and research; and provide exemplary care for patients in a collaborative clinical setting.

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Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- Master of Science in Genetic Counseling.

Required Credentials:
- Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics OR Must have Active Candidate Status for the ABGC Board Examination and must successfully obtain ABGC Certification within two (2) ABGC exam cycles or within three (3) years after start of employment.
- Washington State Licensure as a Genetic Counselor OR Provisional Washington State Licensure as a Genetic Counselor.

Preferred:
- Experience in pediatric genetics or equivalent work.

 

In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

 

Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

 

In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.

 

As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Covid-19 Vaccination

Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

 

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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