Classification Title: Clinical/Technical Specialist or Specialized Care Coordinator
Working Title: Associate Genetic Counselor or Genetic Counselor
Department:University of Iowa Health Care - Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology or Department of Otolaryngology Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories
Pay Grade: 4Ahttps://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/plans
Salary: $66,000– Commensurate
Percent of Time: 100%
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular
Please attach a resume, cover letter and 5 references as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and health screening requirements.
Position Summary: Provide genetic counseling services to patients and families at University of Iowa Health Care within one of the following departments; Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Otolaryngology Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories to assure the effective and efficient delivery of health care. Genetic counselors will also provide education to health professionals.
This is a multiple listing. Between this requisition and requisition 18001767 we intend to hire a minimum of 3 genetic counselors. Applicants should review the years of experience requirements to determine which requisition to apply.
Provide Specialty Clinical/Technical Service/Patient Care:
Provide patient education, supportive genetic counseling and advocacy for patients and families within scope of practice.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge base regarding genetics.
Obtain and review relevant family history, medical history, and assess psychosocial factors.
Discuss available testing options including the risks and benefits, and provide pre- and post-test counseling about results.
Provide an accurate risk assessment based on data obtained.
Facilitate changes in care based on systematic evaluation and evidence-based research.
Document in the patient’s electronic medical record a clear, concise summary of counseling and care coordination provided.
Provide follow-up counseling for patients/families, e.g. by telephone, letter, or return visit.
Participate in design and implementation of the research projects.
Mentor and/or supervise others and provide evaluative feedback about performance.
Research and develop patient education materials
Develop and present continuing education programs and serve as a resource for healthcare providers, students, residents, and staff both within and outside UIHC.
Supervise care delivery of clinicians and residents/students, providing evaluative feedback and recommendations regarding performance.
Collaborate/Communicate with Health Care Team:
Collaborate with others on the health care team related to clinical/technical specification to assure safe and effective delivery of care.
Coordinate medical consultations and referrals for additional medical consultation, testing as necessary, and other resources.
Influence others to utilize best practices.
Attend departmental and specialty meetings.
Contribute ideas and seek ways to improve assigned processes.
Compliance with Internal Policies and External Regulations for Safe and Effective Care Delivery and Health Profession Education:
Follow and assist with development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Participate in Quality Assurance.