Provisional Genetic Counselor- Otolaryngology
Company: Boston Children'S Hospital
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Provisional Genetic Counselor- Otolaryngology 57534BR
Otolaryngology-Communication Enhancement Clinic Job Posting
Description At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in
patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in
discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In
major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in
colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As
a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global
and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department
of--Otolaryngology & Communication Enhancement and discover how
your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Provisional Pediatric Genetic Counselor will be responsible
- Obtaining family history, determining testing to be ordered,
providing genetic testing results to patients. All clinical care is
performed in conjunction with two Pediatric Otolaryngologists who
specialize in genetic pediatric hearing loss.
- Working with Otolaryngologists and other providers in
maintaining and further developing an internal organizational
structure for the integration of comprehensive clinical genetics
for patient care.
- Chart review, data compilation, large genomic data set
analysis, analysis of newly identified possible pathogenic
- Manuscript writing and IRB submission opportunities as
- Performing all duties and responsibilities in compliance with
the Guidelines for General Supervision of Provisionally Licensed
Genetic Counselors as established by the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Genetic Counselors, Policy
No. 08-04, 270 CMR 2.00-4.00. --
To qualify, you must have---
- Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Board
of Genetic Counseling.
- Provisionally Licensed Genetic Counselors as established by the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Genetic
Counselors, Policy No. 08-04, 270 CMR 2.00-4.00
- No previous experience is required. Work requires good
communication skills to effectively deal with conflicting views or
issues and mediate fair solutions.
- The ability to work in Boston and Waltham, with the flexibility
to travel to one of the other satellite locations as needed. The
Department of--Otolaryngology & Communication Enhancement is
seeking an enthusiastic and motivated full-time provisional Genetic
Counselor to work in both clinical care and research for children
with hearing loss and other otolaryngologic disorders. We see a
large number of children with hearing loss for whom we obtain
genetic testing. The majority of childhood hearing loss is due to a
genetic cause and our department has been at the forefront of
clinical evaluation and research for children with genetic hearing
loss for more than twenty years. We also run several hearing loss
studies focused on new genetic testing methodologies (exome and
genome sequencing). As part of our research team there is an
opportunity to be on the cutting edge of genetic hearing loss
research using exome and genome sequencing. We are part of the
large genomics infrastructure at Boston Children's Hospital,
including the Children's Rare Disease Cohort Initiative, with
research access to data from thousands of patients.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this
role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and
unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance,
generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan,
Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and
discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative
Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to their race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
protected veteran status or disability.
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