Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic genetic counselor eager to contribute to team and clinic success through hard work, attention to detail, and ability to take initiative. Clear understanding of molecular genetics, laboratory processes, and training in patient-centered counseling. Motivated to learn, grow, and excel in the expanding field of pediatric genetic counseling.

Expected in 05/2021
Masters of Science: Genetic Counseling
Augustana University - Sioux Falls, SD
  • Research: Maternal Experiences and Preferences Regarding Timing and Educational Methods for Newborn and Expanded Carrier Screens Anticipated Graduation
Expected in 12/2018
Master of Science: Genomics
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND
  • Thesis: Development of a molecular marker to track APA introgression in common bean for bruchid resistance
Expected in 05/2015
Bachelor of Science: Biotechnology
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND,
  • Minored in Chemistry
Employment History
07/2021 to Current
Genetic Counselor Children's National Medical Center Silver Spring, MD,
  • Interviewed patients or reviewed medical records to obtain comprehensive patient or family medical histories and documented findings.
  • Input clinical and interaction updates in electronic medical record.
  • Planned and executed service offerings related to specific family needs.
  • Collaborated with patients to decide if genetic testing was a course of action they wished to pursue.
07/2016 to 05/2019
Graduate Research Assistant Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Wilmington, MA,
  • Effectively managed dry bean trials in a greenhouse setting from planting to harvest while simultaneously conducting thesis research.
  • Demonstrated motivation and self-starting abilities to conduct and complete thesis research in a timely manner.
  • Utilized DNA extraction, DNA purification, RNA extraction, vector cloning systems, DNA sequencing and primer synthesis during my research and studies.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
06/2018 to 02/2019
Genetic Counseling Assistant University Of Kentucky Lexington, KY,
  • Worked closely with the counselors to develop and manipulate their schedules to meet the needs of the patients and the clinic.
  • Utilized strong customer service skills and establish rapport with patients and their families when scheduling appointments and answering questions.
  • Paid close attention to detail when collecting personal medical/family history information, uploading documents for test requisition forms, and creating result letters.
  • Confidently answer all calls for the genetic counseling office regarding referrals, scheduling, releases of information, billing and insurance inquiries.
05/2015 to 05/2018
House Director Company Name City, State,
  • Illustrated intrapersonal communication skills to manage day-to-day operations of the chapter facility that housed 23 women
  • Displayed the ability to work independently by completing tasks such as filing expense reports, interviewing potential hired staff, administrative tasks, and seeking local vendors for maintenance
  • Provided swift and knowledgeable emergency support in line with campus crisis protocols
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors Member

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