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AdventHealth Genetic Counselor in Orlando, Florida

Description

Genetic Counselor-AdventHealth Medical Group- Genomics and Personalized Health at Orlando

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Days

Shift: Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00pm, Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

Location: 601 E Rollins Ste. Ste. 125 Orlando, FL 32804

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • More than 800 physicians, 450+ advanced practice providers, and 2,600 clinical and support staff in over 40 specialties, provide patients with a broad range of medical and surgical services.

  • AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL operates over 200 offices, providing compassionate, multidisciplinary care to more than one million patients a year.

  • In existence since 1994, AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL has demonstrated consistent growth and stability in an ever-changing health care market.

The role you’ll contribute:

Provide genetic counseling for individuals/families at risk. Develop Genomics Program, including clinical and operational goals, in collaboration with Physician Medical Director, geneticists, and other genetic counselors. Identify and engage the team of core specialists who will be working with the Center of Genomics Program. Monitor program quality on an ongoing basis and support all components of program marketing. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Provides diagnosis, assessment and counseling to adult and/or pediatric patients.

  • 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, Medical Geneticist and Medical Director 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

  • Track and monitor program progress/activity

  • Pursue funding sources for underserved patients

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling

  • Certified Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC)-renewed every five years; or Active Candidate Status.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a supportive manner to patients, family, staff and physicians in a timely manner

  • Ability to observe, assess, guide, and evaluate others

  • Ability to collect data, interpret findings, set priorities and carry out established plan

Preferred qualifications:

Computer skills such as Microsoft Work, Access, Excel and Outlook

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Physician Services

Organization: AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AHMG Orlando

Req ID: 22032256

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.