This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
As a family, these positions function to instruct, guide and inform patients in high-risk pregnancies. The incumbents are responsible for designing, implementing and following policies.
In consultation with the Project Director, the incumbent in this position s responsible for individual patient evaluations to determine medical and scientific diagnosis of screening results; prepares a program of counseling for the individual patient which conforms to the diagnosis; recommends to physician and patient risk factors inherent in high risk pregnancies. Develops and participates in Genetic Counseling programs as a source of information to the contributing physician and may directly communicate and counsel patients on a one-on-one basis. Other duties include supervision of clinic support staff; screening and coordinating patient referrals; counseling clients on the risks and benefits associated with amniocentesis procedures and on the implementation of various lab results.
Master's Degree and two years experience or BS and five years relevant experience.
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