Genetic Counselor- AdventHealth Medical Group- Medical Genetics
Location Address: 601 E Rollins, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Medical Group
Faith based & mission driven organization
Central Floridaâ™s premier multi-specialty medical group
Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement
CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs
Positive working climate to support a work life balance
Work Hours/Shift: FT/Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
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
Develop working relationships to maximize programâ™s effectiveness and facilitate problem resolution across departmental, campus and physician/provider line.
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 plans
Flexibility in prioritization; critical thinking/problem solving skills
Self-motivated with ability to work independently and in a group setting
Computer skills such as Microsoft Work, Access, Excel and Outlook
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.
Internal Number: 20028744
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.