Genetic Counselor Assistant Professor Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Motivated and enthusiastic genetic counselor with vast and varied experience in multiple aspects of genetic counseling related to preconception, prenatal and reproductive medicine genetic counseling. Eager to build upon this experience with new and innovative career challenges. Strengths in communicating with patients and providers about varied and complicated genetic tests. Well-organized, self-motivated and independent worker motivated to learn, grow and excel in an industry role.

  • Strong organization and time management
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of reproductive genetic counseling services
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiasm and passion for genetics/genetic counseling
  • Outstanding communication with health care providers and patients
  • Protocol development and implementation
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Clinical experience communicating POC/PGT-A test results
  • Multitasking abilities
Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois Expected in 1999 Master of Science : Genetic Counseling - GPA :
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT Expected in 1995 BS : Molecular Biology - GPA :
Work History
Kaiser Permanente - Genetic Counselor/Assistant Professor
Columbia, MD, 04/2009 - Current
  • Provide prenatal and preconception genetic counseling services in the Division of Clinical Genetics with a particular interest in indications related to reproductive medicine.
  • Utilize a variety of health care information delivery models such as in-person, telephone and video consultations
  • Led development of a new genetic counselor position in the Division of Reproductive Medicine including development of clinic workflows, patient education materials and referral processes
  • Develop patient education materials for print and website
  • Coordinate genetic testing on products of conception specimens, discuss results with patients and coordinate appropriate follow up testing
  • Developed proposal for a Genetic Counseling Assistant position through collaborative conversations with co-workers and administration
  • Developed multiple new Genetic Counseling Assistant workflows to increase provider and clinic efficiency
  • Train and manage Genetic Counseling Assistant
  • Supervise, train and evaluate genetic counseling graduate students in clinical rotations
  • Supervise genetic counseling students thesis research
  • Identify areas of electronic medical record interface and health information technology that need improvement and implement changes to increase clinical team productivity and benefit case management
  • Supervise medical students, medical residents and maternal-fetal medicine fellows in their clinical experiences
  • Conduct research related to field of prenatal and preconception genetic counseling
  • Manage clinic support staff consisting of four work-study genetic counseling graduate students per academic year
  • Attend monthly fetal assessment conference between maternal-fetal medicine, clinical genetics, and Lurie Children's pediatrics.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. - Genetic Counselor
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 05/2019 - Current
  • Provide genetic counseling via telemedicine for patients seeking PGT-A services
  • Regularly collaborate with support staff beyond the expectations of the position to ensure patients needs are met
  • Maintain an understanding of current PGT-A methodologies and the role of PGT in reproductive services
Kaiser Permanente - Course Coordinator
Cudahy, CA, 09/2008 - Current
  • Coordinate year-long medical genetics course series for 20 first-year genetic counseling graduate students
  • Schedule over 75 guest lecturers and participating faculty
  • Provide lectures to students and lead problem-based learning
  • Continually review and update curriculum and assignments to ensure material is evolving with the field of clinical genetics
  • Collaborate with multiple contributing faculty on lecture and assignment development
  • Facilitate the students' learning process using a variety of learning modalities
  • Evaluate student progress through tests, presentations and collaborative assignments.
  • Maintain an understanding of current teaching technologies
  • Regularly network and attend educational programs to serve as content liaison for students
  • Maintained course files, databases and web-based student learning management system for three courses
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center - Genetic Counselor
City, STATE, 05/1999 - 04/2009
  • Provided all aspects of prenatal and preconception genetic counseling services for indications including but not limited to advanced maternal age, abnormal screen or test results, family history of genetic disorders/birth defects, recurrent pregnancy losses, ultrasound anomalies and teratogenic exposures.
  • Developed new clinical rotation site for genetic counseling graduate students
  • Provided supervision of medical students and Ob/Gyn residents in prenatal genetics
Certifications and Appointments
  • Licensed Genetic Counselor , State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
  • Assistant Professor , Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2018-present
  • Core/Level I Faculty, Northwestern University , Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2008-present
  • Instructor , Northwestern University, Feinberg School of medicine, Northwestern University, 2009-2018
  • Board Certified , Genetic Counseling, American Board of Genetic Counseling, since 2002
Committees and Memberships
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors , full member (2001-present)
  • International Society of Prenatal Diagnosis , member (2019-present)
  • Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling, Standards Review Committee (2016-2021), Accreditation Committee Site Visitor (2012-2014), Program Review Committee (2013-2016)
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling , Accreditation Committee Site Visitor (2010-2012)
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors, CEU Review Committee (2011-2013), Illinois State Representative (2000-2002), Regional Conference Planning Committee (1999-2007), Annual Education Conference Planning Committee (1999-2001)
  • Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals , Symposium Planning Committee (2008-2011), President-elect (2008-2009), President (2009-2010), Nominating Committee Chair (2011)
  • Clinical Rotations Committee , Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling (2004-present)
  • Faculty Review Committee , Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling (2004-present)
  • Re-accreditation Review Committee , Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling (2004-present)
  • Admissions Committee , Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling (2010-2014)
  • Beth Fine Kaplan Lecture Series Search Committee, Chair (2007-2008)
  • Perinatal Ethics Committee, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (2004-2009)

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  • Northwestern University
  • University of Utah
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  • Genetic Counselor/Assistant Professor
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Course Coordinator
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Master of Science
  • BS

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