Genetic Counseling Associate

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Job Type: FullTime

Requisition Details


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UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_10318
Department MMI Genetic Medicine 50000694
Business Unit Munroe-Meyer Institute
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 08:00am-4:30pm
Position Summary

The genetic counseling assistant (GCA) will work closely with and under direct supervision of genetic counselors and medical geneticists who serve patients with and at risk for inherited medical conditions. This could include involvement with the Pediatric and Adult Genetics Clinics, hospital consults, and out-state genetics clinics. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting in case preparation, coordinating follow-up with patients and lab personnel, contacting patients to document health and family history, completing documentation required for genetic testing and managing a list of pending genetic test results.

Position Details

Additional Information

Posting Category Operations
Working Title Genetic Counseling Associate
Job Title Admin Bus Op Associate (Clk)
Salary Grade AB13H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $16.250 - $24.375/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 04/13/2021

Required Education: Associate's degree or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)

Healthcare, Science or Business related field

(Will consider four years related education/experience)

Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:

Experience working with the public

(Will consider four years related education/experience)

Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1) The individual in this position also has contact with individuals and families who are in distress. It is important that this interaction be done in a confidential, sensitive and empathetic manner, since issues that are involved (e.g. death of an infant, birth of a baby with multiple malformations, recognition of a genetic disorder within a family etc.) are often emotion-laden and anxiety producing for the family.
2) This individual will need to be extremely organized and have the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and members of the genetics division.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:

Science related field.

Preferred Experience:

Experience working with patients with disabilities and/or experience with genetics in laboratory setting.

Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications: EPIC
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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