The Pediatric Geneticist is primarily responsible for providing medical care to patients with suspected genetic disorders including congenital anomalies, connective tissue disorders, skeletal dysplasia, neurodevelopmental disorders and metabolic diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The Pediatric Geneticist will work with a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, genetic counselors, nutritionists and support staff to provide high quality care specific to the needs of each patient.
* Thoroughly evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage each patient's condition appropriately. * Identifies relevant medical issues accurately and use appropriate procedures and testing. * Documenting assessment findings, treatment recommendations and plan for continuing care in the clinical record. * Collaborate with physicians, clinicians, other agency providers, clinical support staff, and administrative staff in meeting patient and family needs. * Provide health promotion, education and counseling for patient/families related to medication, diagnosis, health issues and coping strategies. *Participate in the management of inter-disciplinary team issues that affect clinical care of patients. * Utilize quality improvement tools to develop processes that promote continuous improvement in delivery of patient care, patient outcomes, or work flows. * Participate in the identification and implementation of opportunities to enhance patient and family satisfaction. * Participate in pediatric clinical research into the genetic basis of inherited disorders and scholarly activities to promote the health and development of children. * Provide clinical teaching in genetics to a variety of learners, including medical students, residents and fellows. * Participate in efforts to ensure compliance with JCAHO standards and other applicable accreditation and regulatory standards. * Participate in peer review and quality assurance. * Perform other duties as assigned. * Academic appointments may be available with the University of Connecticut.
-Graduate from accredited school of medicine required -MD or DO Degree required
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation, we foster a patient- and family-centered environment with a focus on research, education and advocacy.
Connecticut Children’s serves as the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the UConn School of Medicine, has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of The Jackson Laboratory.
Connecticut Children’s welcomes, cares for and protects all children who walk through our doors. We are an institution of acceptance and compassion regardless of nationality or immigration status.
The history of Connecticut Children’s spans more than 100 years. Founded as a 10-bed hospital for children who suffered incurable conditions like cerebral palsy, spina bifida and polio, Connecticut Children’s is now one of only two freestanding children’s hospitals in New England and the only freestanding children’s hospital in Connecticut.
With a medical staff of more ...than 1,000 practicing in more than 30 specialties, Connecticut Children’s is a tertiary referral center that provides outstanding care to children of all ages affected by a wide range of conditions.
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