The primary role of this position is to assist the genetic counseling and medical genetics team in daily tasks to support the hereditary cancer program. The position works collaboratively with the genetic counseling team across various clinical cancer settings to support precision medicine efforts across the cancer center.
This position will participate in the collection, organization and communication of patient information. This position will also gather, clean, and enter clinical data into designated tracking programs.
Responsibilities include processing, organizing, and maintaining patient files; scanning and entering records and screening questionnaires; participating in regular clinic meetings; maintaining HIPAA certification.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills to work with the genetic counseling team in the coordination of patient care and day-to-day flow of clinic. Skills to accept responsibility and make decisions. The ability to and present findings clearly and concisely in written and verbal form is required. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with genetic counselors, associates, physicians, researchers, managers, representatives of other agencies/facilities, and the public is required. Ability to maintain patience and confidentiality. Ability to work efficiently and accurately. Ability to organize and plan work. Excellent investigative skills/analytic skills are required.
Bachelor's degree in biology, genetics, or related field. Prior experience in a clinical setting preferred. Prior experience in a setting interacting with patients.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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