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Neuroscience Genetic Counselor
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospitalâ™s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Collect and analyze family pedigree and patient histories regarding potential genetic diseases.
Perform genetic risk calculations and educate families about potential health risks.
Provide patients and their families with genetic testing and interpret the results.
Develop, plan and implement evidenced-base strategies that increase the quality of care for pediatric and adult patients and ensure compliance with all regulatory guidelines.
Support and assist with data collection for process and quality improvement.
Ensure the Administrator and Medical Directors are informed of pertinent topics and seek assistance and direction when confronted with unfamiliar procedures and techniques to ensure delivery of safe and effective patient care
Coordinate with the Nurse Navigator regarding patient education and additional healthcare needs.
Serve as an ongoing resource for patients and families; collaborate with other providers regarding attendance to the needs of the patients; assess patient learning style and health literacy to provide effective education
Communicate and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to ensure high-quality patient care.
Maintain a professional relationship with all customers.
Complete assigned work comprehensively and in a timely manner
Track and monitor program progress/activity.
Provide monthly reporting to Administration e.g., volume of patients, referral data, genetic testing/results and source of payment for genetic testing.
Meet routinely (or as determined) with Medical Directors to review responsibilities, goals and program strategies from a clinical perspective.
Meet with Executive Director as needed for all non-clinical program components
Institute satisfaction surveys.
Pursue funding sources for underserved patients.
Develop working relationships to maximize programâ™s effectiveness and facilitate problem resolution across departmental, campus and physician/provider line.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read, write and explain moderately complex information to hospital staff with a attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively in a supportive manner to patients, family, staff and physicians
Ability to explain information to patients and families in manner the facilitates understanding
Ability to observe assess, guide and evaluate others
Ability to communicate timely and in an open and honest manner
Ability to collect data, interpret findings, set priorities and carry out established plans
Flexibility in prioritization; critical-thinking/problem solving skills
Self-motivated with ability to work independently and in a group setting
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Computer skills such as Microsoft Work, Access, Excel and Outlook
Knowledge of navigating in an Electronic Medical Record (Athena, Cerner)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Masterâ™s of Science Degree in Genetic Counseling
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Prior experience in genetic counseling
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
LICENSURE OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Board Eligible/Board Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics in Genetic Counseling
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.