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Genetic Counselor II - Neurology - Hybrid

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Requisition # HRC1083342

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About the Role

**This position is hybrid**

The Genetic Counselor will provide genetic counseling following established genetic counseling practice guidelines in a range of settings including adult genetics clinic, prenatal clinic, pediatric clinic, metabolic clinic, GenRISK program, and other settings as appropriate.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for analyzing the intake information and determining if appropriate appointments have been scheduled.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, competency skills and intervention techniques in GC clinical services.
  • Assesses recurrence risks and recommends medical or genetic testing based upon analysis of risk, benefit and cost.
  • Ensures accurate completion of counseling paperwork.
  • Interacts and communicates regularly with the medical geneticist(s).
  • Responsible for the communication of both normal and abnormal results and coordinating appropriate follow-up with medical geneticist.
  • May provide case management for complex genetic cases, including coordinating medical recommendations, testing, and ongoing counseling.
  • Provides crisis intervention and psychosocial counseling regarding genetic conditions; makes referrals for ongoing care and support.
  • Acts as consultant to referring physicians regarding highly specialized genetic information pertinent to the management of their patients.
  • Participates in regular staff meetings and provides coverage for colleagues as necessary.
  • Provides genetic counseling in accordance with applicable standards of professional care, e.g., compliance with GDB/AFP.
  • Program regulations compliance.
  • Attends continuous education courses, attends meetings, and reviews medical literature. Stays current in GC field.
  • Contributes to quality/development of clinical services, participates in specialty sections, and coordinates specific services or specific projects.
  • Actively participates in outreach, education, and training activities.



  • Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling.
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling Certification / American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Certification (ABGC/ABMG certification).
  • California Department of Public Health Genetic Counselor License.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in genetic counseling and competent in all genetic counselor core functions.

Physical Demands:

Standing, walking

Working Title: Genetic Counselor II - Neurology - Hybrid
Department: Neurology Clinics
Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
Job Category: Pathology/Lab
Job Specialty: Medical Genetics
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day

Base Pay: $86,600.00 - $138,400.00

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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