JOB OVERVIEWThe role of the Genetic Counselor is to work closely with the medical providers in the evaluation of patients and families at high risk for neurodegenerative disease. The position participates in both research and teaching objectives and is required to track data and report outcomes accordingly. The position may also design, conduct, and publish research projects.MEMORY AND AGING CENTERThe mission of the Memory and Aging Center (MAC) is to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with cognitive problems, to conduct research on causes and cures for degenerative brain diseases, and to educate health professionals, patients and their families.
More information at https://memory.ucsf.edu ABOUT UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• Master’s degree from a recognized genetic counseling program or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least one year of experience in genetic counseling (post Master’s degree)• Board eligible or board certification in genetic counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics• Licensed Genetic Counselor in the State of California• Skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position• Computer skills and basic statistics knowledge• Strong writing, oral communication and people skills
• Background in neurodegenerative disease• Experience with the provision of genetic counseling in a clinical research setting
• Board eligible or board certification in genetic counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics• Licensed Genetic Counselor in the State of California