|Genetic Counselor - Multi-Specialty (Pediatrics)|
Company: Medical College of WIsconsin
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/24/2021
Expire Date: 11/24/2021
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Genetic Counselor - Multi-Specialty (Pediatrics)|
The Medical College of Wisconsin brings a synergy between the best medical education, research and patient care. Tomorrow’s discoveries happen right here alongside the very people who bring those lessons to our students. Every bit of knowledge, and every advancement, provides our students with an unprecedented, collaborative learning environment, and helps improve the vitality and care of our communities.
In the role of Genetic Counselor working within the Curative Care Network. The Genetic Counselor works with health care team to provide information, support, counseling, advocacy, case management, and referrals to families. Serves as educator and resource for other health care professionals and for the general public. May participate in research and outreach activities as assigned.
*Elicits pertinent medical, genetic and family history information and interpret the significance for use in pattern recognition, risk assessment and genetic counseling.
*Coordinates appropriate laboratory tests and convey results and analysis to patients and physician, including results requiring action.
*Provides information regarding etiology, inheritance, incidence/carrier risks, and natural history/prognosis for genetic conditions and diseases.
*Facilitates patients’ understanding of genetic, medical, and psychosocial issues including risks, testing options and procedures, and test results/implications.
*Evaluates the psychosocial and functional needs of patients/families.
*Designs and implements appropriate care plans and monitor patient outcomes. Meets all documentation requirements for patient medical records. Incorporates medical and genetic literature into clinical practice.
*Manages patient appointments and prepares families for initial visit by providing information on services.
Full time role with expectations for coverage and flexibility during core business hours.
Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis
*Minimum Required Education: Master’s Degree. Graduate program must be accredited by The Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.
*Preferred Experience: Medical/patient care counseling experience preferred
*Certification: Certification as a Genetic Counselor granted by the American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counseling or to be obtained within two years of hire.
Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vison, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
403B Retirement Package
Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
On campus Fitness Facility, offering onsite classes.
Additional discounted rates on things as: Select cell phone plans, local fitness facilities, Milwaukee recreation and entertainment etc.
For a full list of positions see: www.mcw.edu/careers
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
Commitment to Diversity MCW is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within. We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW’s functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace. If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. About MCW The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the largest healthcare employers in Wisconsin. We are a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. We are the second largest Medical College in the state of Wisconsin that also is a leader in research and employs a large amount of providers for Southeastern Wisconsin.