Genetic Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

Looking for a genetic counselor position with “Fine Health Care & Solution,” to inform, educate, and help individuals learn problems associated with birth disorders and prepare to minimize the risk by making informed decisions through counseling.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience of genetic counseling and working with patients of all age groups and ethic backgrounds
  • Experience of working with interdisciplinary team and with least supervision
  • Strong knowledge of medical conditions associated with genetics or birth disorders
  • Ability to adapt different style of counseling for maximum result and depending on patients
  • Skilled in collecting, reading, interpreting medical histories of patients
  • Professional and matured in maintaining confidentiality of patients
  • Skilled in informing complex genomic medicine language in layman’s terms

Work Experience:

Genetic Counselor
Healthsurance Hospital, Honolulu, HI
October 2014 – Present

  • Meeting patients and scheduling counseling agenda
  • Explaining and obtaining family medical history from patients
  • Collecting and interpreting pregnancy test reports and identifying possible genetics problems
  • Suggesting and motivating patients to go for specific genetic testing to detect problems at the early stage
  • Explaining and informing possible changes potential of occurring and recurring in patients’ lives
  • Coordinating and communicating between clinical team and patients for evaluating medical conditions of the latter

Genetic Counseling
Phoenix Hospital, Honolulu, HI
February 2013 – September 2014

  • Diagnosed patients at risk for genetic problems and redefined assessment process
  • Provided education and counseling to families and suggesting prevention and screening
  • Studied clinical test reports and generated counseling report
  • Shared genetic testing results with families and medical examiners for better coordination and treatment
  • Followed-up diagnostic, management and treatment care plans
  • Trained and supervised work of genetic counseling trainees

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Genetic Counseling
    ABC University, Honolulu, HI
    2012

Reference:

On request.