The Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking a Genetic Counseling Manager to lead the Department of Pediatrics’ Genetic Counseling clinical operations and supervise the team’s eleven genetic counselors and two genetic counseling assistants.
Primary Functions of the Position:
Provides genetic counseling as a practitioner in cooperation with medical faculty/staff within the clinical departments. Works directly with the patient to provide assessment, counseling, follow-up, and referral to resources as necessary. Provides needed documentation for patient and physicians.
Provides direction and oversight in the creation and maintenance of uniform and consistent clinic activities, including patient flow tracking, staffing adjustments and meeting the needs of clinic providers.
Responsible for the training of new hires, performance evaluations and progressive disciplinary processes.
Contributes to quality improvement methods to improve clinical services.
Ensures administrative policies and procedures are compliant with MCW standards and HIPAA regulations.
Routinely communicates with program managers and participate in department meetings. Serves on committees relevant to the advancement of the program, the profession and/or area of research.
Develops and contributes to the education of researchers, health care professionals and the community.
Participates in special projects as needed.
Minimum Required Education: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program through the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC)
Certification: Board certified by American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)
Internal Number: 28314
About Medical College of Wisconsin
About the Medical College of Wisconsin
With a history dating back to 1893, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is dedicated to leadership and excellence in education, patient care, research and community engagement. More than 1,400 students are enrolled in MCW’s medical school and graduate school programs in Milwaukee, Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. MCW’s School of Pharmacy opened in 2017. A major national research center, MCW is the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. In the last ten years, faculty received more than $1.5 billion in external support for research, teaching, training and related purposes. This total includes highly competitive research and training awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Annually, MCW faculty direct or collaborate on more than 3,100 research studies, including clinical trials. Additionally, more than 1,600 physicians provide care in virtually every specialty of medicine for more than 4.0 million patients annually.