Posted about 1 month ago

Genetic Counselor

Requisition Number: 231737

Description

IU Health Offers Challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient! If you are looking for a fulfilling career where you can make a positive impact on others, apply today!!!

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at Indiana University is expanding! Come join our growing department located in the heart of the Midwest.

We offer a wide variety of clinical services in the areas of general genetics, cardiology, neurology, metabolism, and oncology. In addition, Indiana University genetic counselors also provide both education and supervision of the genetic counseling students.

We currently have 2 open positions, both experienced counselors and those currently enrolled in a Master's degree program with graduation in spring/summer 2020 are welcome to apply:

Oncology: This program provides clinical services for children and adults with cancer as well as involvement in the Precision Genomics Clinics.

Pediatric Neurology Genetics: This program provides clinical services to individuals and families for a variety of hereditary conditions with a neurogenetics focus.

Both experienced counselors and those currently enrolled in a Master's degree program with graduation in spring/summer 2020 are welcome to apply. Indianapolis offers miles of recreational trails and a lively and flourishing downtown giving you the ability to experience a big city life with a small town vibe (www.visitindy.com).

Essential Functions

Counseling:

Conducts genetic counseling independently by providing complex medical information and support of genetic conditions to facilitate patient understanding and medical management. Facilitate patient decision making by meeting with patients, writing a detailed summary of the patient visit to the referring physician, coordination of genetic testing, notification of results to patients, and coordination of patient care and/or referral to other specialists. Communicate results of genetic testing to patients and outside referring physicians and work in conjunction with physicians to develop a care plan.

Education/Training

Evaluates genetic counseling student performance by providing direct supervision and oral/written review to aid in improving their knowledge and skills. Provides educational presentations to genetic counseling students, medical professionals, local schools and support groups using slides and other media to increase awareness of genetic conditions.

Special Projects

Gather and assemble clinical data for research purposes. Publishes and presents clinical genetics information by gathering and summarizing data to contribute to genetics literature. Coordinates and provides information for various special projects for the clinic manager or equivalent. Identify and implement tests and procedures that are the most cost-effective and beneficial for the practice setting.

Liaison

Serve as community liaison for presentations and outreach activities for specific programs and projects. Assist in the development and preparation of promotional and educational materials as well as various other media.

Continuous Learning

Attends local and national educational conferences to maintain appropriate continuing education. Genetic counselors are provided with an educational budget to cover expenses associated with continued learning activities.

Service Excellence

Accountable to demonstrate and foster the IU Health Physicians Service Excellence Service Commitments. Meets expectations of preeminent service, including behavior that models Service Excellence--Every Encounter, Every Time, No Exceptions, No Excuses. Consistently demonstrates the four Service Commitments of IU Health Physicians (Communication, Quality, Image, and Environment).

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires Board Certification by ABMG/ABGC or Board eligible within one year of employment.
  • Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselors license in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires ability to work as a team member.
  • Requires ability to take initiative and meet objectives.
  • Requires independent judgment.
  • Requires ability to manage projects.
  • Requires knowledge of software applications.

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Location

IU Medical GNTCS Get Directions

Department

Med Molecular Gen IB 130-PR 564406

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Days

Posted about 1 month ago

Genetic Counselor

Requisition Number: 231737

Description

IU Health Offers Challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient! If you are looking for a fulfilling career where you can make a positive impact on others, apply today!!!

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at Indiana University is expanding! Come join our growing department located in the heart of the Midwest.

We offer a wide variety of clinical services in the areas of general genetics, cardiology, neurology, metabolism, and oncology. In addition, Indiana University genetic counselors also provide both education and supervision of the genetic counseling students.

We currently have 2 open positions, both experienced counselors and those currently enrolled in a Master's degree program with graduation in spring/summer 2020 are welcome to apply:

Oncology: This program provides clinical services for children and adults with cancer as well as involvement in the Precision Genomics Clinics.

Pediatric Neurology Genetics: This program provides clinical services to individuals and families for a variety of hereditary conditions with a neurogenetics focus.

Both experienced counselors and those currently enrolled in a Master's degree program with graduation in spring/summer 2020 are welcome to apply. Indianapolis offers miles of recreational trails and a lively and flourishing downtown giving you the ability to experience a big city life with a small town vibe (www.visitindy.com).

Essential Functions

Counseling:

Conducts genetic counseling independently by providing complex medical information and support of genetic conditions to facilitate patient understanding and medical management. Facilitate patient decision making by meeting with patients, writing a detailed summary of the patient visit to the referring physician, coordination of genetic testing, notification of results to patients, and coordination of patient care and/or referral to other specialists. Communicate results of genetic testing to patients and outside referring physicians and work in conjunction with physicians to develop a care plan.

Education/Training

Evaluates genetic counseling student performance by providing direct supervision and oral/written review to aid in improving their knowledge and skills. Provides educational presentations to genetic counseling students, medical professionals, local schools and support groups using slides and other media to increase awareness of genetic conditions.

Special Projects

Gather and assemble clinical data for research purposes. Publishes and presents clinical genetics information by gathering and summarizing data to contribute to genetics literature. Coordinates and provides information for various special projects for the clinic manager or equivalent. Identify and implement tests and procedures that are the most cost-effective and beneficial for the practice setting.

Liaison

Serve as community liaison for presentations and outreach activities for specific programs and projects. Assist in the development and preparation of promotional and educational materials as well as various other media.

Continuous Learning

Attends local and national educational conferences to maintain appropriate continuing education. Genetic counselors are provided with an educational budget to cover expenses associated with continued learning activities.

Service Excellence

Accountable to demonstrate and foster the IU Health Physicians Service Excellence Service Commitments. Meets expectations of preeminent service, including behavior that models Service Excellence--Every Encounter, Every Time, No Exceptions, No Excuses. Consistently demonstrates the four Service Commitments of IU Health Physicians (Communication, Quality, Image, and Environment).

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires Board Certification by ABMG/ABGC or Board eligible within one year of employment.
  • Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselors license in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires ability to work as a team member.
  • Requires ability to take initiative and meet objectives.
  • Requires independent judgment.
  • Requires ability to manage projects.
  • Requires knowledge of software applications.

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Location

IU Medical GNTCS Get Directions

Department

Med Molecular Gen IB 130-PR 564406

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Days