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    Summary

    Genomic Medicine Services uses the VA's telehealth infrastructure (primarily Clinical Video Telehealth) to provide genetic counseling and facilitate genetic testing. The Genetic Counselor ensures integration of clinical genomic services within the VHA system nationwide. Genetic counselors at entry level are involved in direct patient care under supervision.

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May Be Authorized for highly qualified candidates

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    Responsibilities

    ***NOTE: If you are a current federal employee, please apply under announcement CASC-10532952-19-KSC***

    Genetic Counselor provides a broad range of genetic counseling services for Veterans and their families. Proficiency for standards specific to a new graduate includes:

    • Review medical records and conduct literature review to identify and interpret the risks of an inherited disorder;
    • Obtain personal medical, lifestyle, environmental, and family histories to conduct risk assessment;
    • Identify appropriate genetic test options and appropriate testing candidates;
    • Ensure test results are communicated to patients and providers;
    • Document clinical counseling and testing.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/537384600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.