Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Department of Pathology and
Laboratory Medicine, is in search of a full time, Board Certified/Board Eligible Genetic
Counselor. The successful candidate will support the clinical laboratories by providing
clinical laboratory consultation to physicians and other health providers, working closely
with the clinical laboratory staff and geneticists and genetic counselors. He/she must be
able to assess the patient’s clinical history and recommend genetic testing as
appropriate. He/she will communicate testing results to physicians and health
professionals ensuring that results are conveyed and understood. He/she will
participate in collaborative efforts to improve utilization, quality, and reimbursement
for the laboratory. He/she will also provide genetic counseling to patients undergoing
laboratory testing. The successful candidate will screen and review all orders placed
within the hospital for genetic tests. The ideal candidate must be proficient at
maintaining internal records as well as records from outside testing facilities, and must
be able to compile data and analyze for ordering trends and other measurable
indicators. Opportunities exist for participation in clinical programs provided by the
Division of Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism and for teaching in Northwestern
University graduate program in Genetic Counseling. Experience is desirable but not
Interested candidates should forward their resume to Katrin Leuer
[email protected] or visit the Lurie Children’s Job Opportunity website and
apply on line