• STOPS GENETICS COUNSELOR 1

    Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-MD-Rockville | US-MD-Bethesda | US-ND-Fargo | US-MD-Baltimore | US-NC-Charlotte
    # of Openings
    15
    Category
    Global Health
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

     

    CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research. 

     

    This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. Note: This position is contingent on contract award.

     

    CAMRIS is seeking exceptional candidates to provide scientific, technical, and other professional support services to assist the National Institutes of Health (NIH-- which is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers) in meeting its operational objectives.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides scientific experience and guidance to provide genetic counseling to various subjects.
    • Performs various studies to determine consequences of genetic diseases.
    • Coordinates all clinical functions, direct patient care and clinical research.
    • Prepares genetic consultation reports and addresses pre- and post-testing support and/or genetic counseling needs.
    • Prepares summaries of scientific and research publications.
    • Prepares clinical notes and orchestrates inpatient and outpatient testing for protocols.
    • Organizes inpatient admissions for protocol participants.
    • Arranges lab, imaging and radiographic testing.
    • Organizes and integrates medical, genetic and psychosocial data.
    • Provides referrals for tests or other assistance.
    • Monitors test results and agency referrals, and reviews cases for further evaluation.
    • Communicates information to patients, families, referring physicians and counselors.

    Qualifications

     

    • 2-12+ years of experience in Genetics Counseling or a related field.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of Genetic Counseling theories, principles, concepts and methods.
    • Possesses the ability to recognize and address the social and psychological needs of the patient and family.

     

    Minimum Education:

     

    Master’s degree in Genetics Counseling. Board certified or board eligible for certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Two (2) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.

     

     

    This effort is for a bid and contingent on award.

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