Job Information

AdventHealth Genetic Counselor in Orlando, Florida

Description

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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: Full Time

Shift : . M-F 40hrs with some flexibility

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

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:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

  • 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 program’s effectiveness and facilitate problem resolution across departmental, campus and physician/provider line.

Qualifications

Th e expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an ABGC or ABMG accredited master’s program OR

  • A Doctoral Degree from a medical genetics training program accredited by ABGC or ABMG E

  • Prior experience as a Genetics Counselor ( highly preferred )

  • Licensure and ABGC or ABMG Certification or Board eligible for Licensure and Certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • 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.

  • A Board eligible Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC) or candidate operating under a temporary two-year licensure period eligible to sit for the examination

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 Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Orl Support

Req ID: 22041977

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.