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Genetic Counselor

Memorial Health - Perinatology Specialists
Savannah, GA, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Other   Job ID: 1300506
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Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Genetic Counselor? At Memorial Health - Perinatology Specialists, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


Memorial Health - Perinatology Specialists, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Genetic Counselor like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Genetic Counselor provides genetic counseling and risk assessment services to individuals with a personal and/or family history of genetic disease or those individuals at increased risk for genetic disease. In some instances, the counselor may work in a multi-disciplinary manner with other providers outside of the clinic. The Genetic Counselor must be able to work with patients and staff who have diverse cultural backgrounds, diverse life experience, education levels, life styles and socioeconomic statuses. Sensitivity and the ability to work with patients and staff confidentially and positively are essential. Knowledge of health care systems, community resources and the ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team are essential skills and knowledge required for this genetic counselor position.

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: • Obtain and evaluate individual, family, and medical histories to determine genetic risk for genetic or medical conditions and diseases in a patient, his or her offspring, and other family members; • Discuss the features, natural history, means of diagnosis, genetic and environmental factors, and management of risk for genetic or medical conditions and diseases; • Identify, order, and coordinate genetic laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies as appropriate for the genetic assessment consistent with practice-based competencies provided by the ACGC; • Integrate genetic laboratory test results and other diagnostic studies with personal and family medical history to assess and communicate risk factors for genetic or medical conditions and diseases; • Explain the clinical implications of genetic laboratory tests and other diagnostic studies and their results; • Evaluate the client's or family's responses to the condition or risk of recurrence and provide client centered counseling and anticipatory guidance; • Identify and utilize community resources that provide medical, educational, financial, and psychosocial support and advocacy; or • Provide written documentation of medical, genetic, and counseling information for families and health care professionals. • Serve as a resource and effectively share clinical expertise with staff, referring providers, and community. • The genetic counselor will refer patients to other specialties when appropriate • The genetic counselor will participate in multidisciplinary conferences as appropriate • Perform other duties as required. 

EDUCATION: • Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling 

EXPERIENCE: • Minimum of 1-year experience in genetic counseling 

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: • Certified or board eligible for certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics • BLS certification required

Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare’s graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Genetic Counselor opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Memorial Health - Perinatology Specialists
Full-time • No Weekends

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