UCLA Health Genetic Counselor in Westwood, California


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Job Duties


Under direction of the Division Chief, and the Senior Genetic Counselor, the Genetic Counselor will coordinate UCLA Peds/Adult Genetics clinc, inpatient service, and other specialty clinics as needed. Duties include providing genetic counseling to patients and families in the above clinics . Other duties include supervision of genetic counseling interns, lecture to genetic counseling students, professionals and public on genetic counseling, genetic disease and genomic medicine.

Job Qualifications


Required: Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling conferred by a genetic counseling program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Certification OR board eligibility by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Preferred: License of Genetic Counseling conferred by the State of California, Department of Public Health. Knowledge of the psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling. Ability to perform medical/research literature searches using worldwide databases. Ability to read, understand and interpret research studies found in medical literature as related to clinical and research practices. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, research personnel and investigators. Knowledge of patient resource information (i.e. counseling, physician referrals, support groups, community resources). Effective organizational skills. Effective oral and written communication skills. Skills in operating a PC word processor and programs.

Summary Information

Posting Category:

Allied Health Misc

Work Location:


UCLA Title: Genetic Cnslr 1/2 Nex

Job #: H100289

Work Hours:


Job Type: Career

Duration: Indefinite

Salary Range:

$35.36 – $52.34

Layoff Referral Deadline:


Bargaining Unit:


Posted Date:

December 6, 2018

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