Manage, deliver and evaluate the provision of genetic counseling services in a manner that meets continuous quality improvement, customer service, programmatic growth and financial requirements supporting the mission of Seattle Children’s Hospital. Provide administrative and clinical practice leadership to Genetic Counselors (anticipated to eventually be 20-25 GCs & GCAs) throughout Seattle Children’s. In collaboration with the Director of Specialty Practice, the Division Chief of Genetic Medicine, and the Medical Directors of Clinical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics, the GC Manager lead the development of metrics for assessing quality of care and outcomes of genetic counseling services; ensure that GCs meet various state and federal regulatory agency requirements; and support cost-saving and revenue-generating practices for genetic counseling services. Develops, revises and administers operating policies, procedures and standards for the program/unit. The GC Manager will work with the Division and Hospital leadership on strategic planning, program growth including partnering with other service lines, research involvement, and involvement in the University of Washington Genetic Counseling Graduate Program. In addition to leadership responsibilities, the position provides some direct clinical services, not to exceed 20%
- MS or PhD in Genetic Counseling.
- Five (5) plus years of genetic counseling experience
- Three (3) plus years of supervisory/management experience, preferrably of genetic counselors
- Washington State Licensure as a Genetic Counselor
- Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics.
- Fulfill the expectations for a Genetic Counselor as outlined by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
Seattle Children’s is the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and in the Pacific Northwest and among the top 3 pediatric hospitals in the Pacific Region, which includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. We are nationally ranked for all 10 of the individual specialty areas that U.S. News & World Report evaluates.Seattle Childrens has over 10,000 active employees and 1,800 active medical staff. Seattle Children's clinical facilities extend from Seattle throughout Washington state and beyond and include: hospital main campus, research institute, 11 Regional clinic locations, 21 Outreach sites and Clinics, and 14 affiliate partners from the Seattle area to Alaska. Clinical Genetics and BioChemical Genetics are integral members of the care team, and have seen exponential growth. Seattle Children's is seeking a visionary and strategic person to lead our growing group of GCs and GCAs into the future.