The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Coordinator - Prenatal and Preconception Genetic Counselor, Women's Health

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $7,083+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-10-27-01-0426
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide prenatal and preconception genetic counseling to a diverse population of high risk patients. Play a key role in educating learners in medical genetics and contributing to investigation and discovery in the area of prenatal and reproductive medical genetics.

Essential Functions

Elicit, obtain and organize family history and medical information, including pregnancy development. Provide professional psychosocial genetic counseling to individuals regarding genetic hereditary conditions which pose potential risks to their children and families. Recommend medical or genetic testing to individuals/families at risk for genetic diseases or birth defects based on the best available evidence and in concert with the Clinical Director of Ultrasound. Educate and explain technical and medical aspects of diagnostic and screening methods and reproductive options, including associated risks, benefits and limitations. Coordinate communication between patient and multi-disciplinary medical team in the diagnosis and evaluation of birth conditions. Chart, report, coordinate and categorizes clinical testing and test results. Partner with the Clinical Director of Ultrasound to develop and participate in quality assurance programs. Develop partnerships with referring physicians, hospitals, and other providers in Austin and Central Texas. Train and mentor medical students, residents and fellows on prenatal and reproductive medical genetics.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in Genetic Counseling/Human Genetics or closely related field and three to five years of related experience. Board Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Significant Academic Achievement.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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