The Department of Pediatrics is seeking for a genetic counselor to work with a dedicated team of physicians and researchers at the rank of Lecturer of Genetic Counseling (in Pediatrics) at CUMC. The Lecturer has a key role in the development and implementation of multiple research projects.
Responsibilities/Duties are: -Coordinates several research studies, including disease specific multisite studies. -Obtains and maintains Columbia institutional review board (IRB) approval. -Recruits study patients, explains the study to prospective participants and assists with obtaining informed consent. Coordinates patient recruitment and biospecimen collection from pediatric patients and their parents. Assists with pre and post test genetic counseling sessions, writes result letters. -Project manager for multi-center studies and coordinators work across the study sites including organization of site research staff, IRB approvals and modifications, and central oversight of the biospecimens, genomic data, and clinical database. -Participates in data analysis, manuscript preparation, and grant preparations. -Opportunity to co-author journal publications and present results at national meetings.
Clinical Responsibilities -Provides genetic counseling services and coordinates care for prenatal, pediatric, specialty genetic clinics. -Supervises rotating genetic counseling students and educate residents, medical students, nursing students and genetic counseling students.
Teaching Responsibilities -As assigned by the CUIMC Genetic Counseling Program.
Internal Number: 4800
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