Sample Genetic Counselor Resume

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Michael Byrne
2834 Monica Ct SW
Albany, NY 12201
(111)-123-1234
[email]

Summary
An exceptional medical professional with a strong desire to help others and should be able to inspire respect, trust, and confidence; has worked in various community settings designed to provide a variety of assistance like counseling, rehabilitation, and support services; has general experience and expertise in this field and can work well in any setting in which they work regardless of the population they serve; has been frequently challenged with children, adolescents, adults, and other patient levels that have multiple issues, such as mental health disorders and addiction, disability and employment needs, school problems or career counseling needs, and trauma; has recognized basic issues in patients in order to provide their clients with appropriate counseling and support

Professional Experience:

Genetics CounselorJanuary 2007 – Present
Quest Diagnostics, Albany, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Sustained genetic counseling services for all areas of the medical field including pediatric and cancer referrals
  • Reviewed patients’ charts and analyzed family history through investigation of outside records and examinations of patients
  • Analyzed repeated risks and recommends medical or genetic examination based on analysis of the risk and cost
  • Developed and coordinated a different genetic programs based on guidelines mandated by the local government
  • Created and presented programs and classes that will apply to various patient levels

Social WorkerMay 2004 – December 2006
Health Quest Systems, Albany, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Provided emotional, psychological, and social stability for patients and families with genetic and particularly inborn metabolic disorders
  • Assisted families cope with their social, financial, and psychological problems associated with chronic illness, hospitalization, and ongoing chronic treatment
  • Acted as a resource person between the patient, family, health care team and community agencies to provide programs for the valued customers
  • Conducted staff consultation and program development for opportunities that exist between integration into the educational program of the department
  • Maintained procedures and adjusted objectives to ensure appropriate patient referral and care program

Lab Genetics Counselor IIFebruary 1999 – May 2004
LifeBridge Health Albany, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Sustained genetic counseling services for all areas of the medical field including pediatric and cancer referrals
  • Reviewed patients’ charts and analyzed family history through investigation of outside records and examinations of patients
  • Analyzed repeated risks and recommends medical or genetic examination based on analysis of the risk and cost
  • Developed and coordinated a different genetic programs based on guidelines mandated by the local government
  • Created and presented programs and classes that will apply to various patient levels

Social WorkerMay 2004 – December 2006
Health Quest Systems, Albany, NY

Education
Masters Degree in Genetics Counseling, University of Iowa, 1999
Bachelor’s Degree in Genetics, Rockefeller University, 1994

Skills:

  • Knowledge in agency structure and policy, political realities
  • Ability to prepare quality written reports and make oral presentations
  • Accomplished communication skills are required to coordinate with resource professionals
  • Knowledge in advanced principles of scientific method, biological techniques
  • Working knowledge of current farm and forestry practices
  • Good motivational and personnel management skills

Awards and Affiliations
National Society of Genetic Counselors, Member
American Board of Genetic Counseling, Member

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