Provide coordination activities in support of the California Prenatal Screening (PNS) Program as organized and directed by the State of California Department of Public Health. The PNS Program is a collaborative project between case coordination center, all prenatal care providers in the assigned geographic area, State Newborn and Prenatal Screening (NAPs) laboratories, prenatal diagnostic centers, nuchal translucency practitioners, and the California Department of Public Health-Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP). This coordination center currently serves Orange, San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono Counties.
The PNS Coordinator is responsible for providing detailed case management and follow-up in accordance with Policies and Protocols for the PNS Program as set forth by the California Department of Public Health-Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP).
Case Coordinators require specialized knowledge of PNS Program, genetic screening and diagnosis. Works under the general supervision of a Lead Coordinator/Supervisor.
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Required: Three years of experience in a health or social service field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Either Registered Nurse with valid CA Nursing License and experience in OB or Public Health with at least a Bachelor's degree and preferably a Master's degree; Or a board certified or board eligible Genetic Counselor; OR a health professional with a Master's degree in Public Health, or another health-related Master's degree, with experience in women's health issues, and/or prenatal screening and prenatal diagnosis. Problem solving skills involved with working with various levels of health care providers around patient care issues. Demonstrates effective communication methods and competency. Competent and accurate data-entry skills. Ability to utilize computer terminals and computer application software: Windows, MS-Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point. Follow approved abbreviations for case notes and documentation as approved by the state Department of Public Health-GDSP.
Desired: Master's degree, with experience in women's health issues, and/or prenatal screening and prenatal diagnosis. Minimum of 1 year prenatal experience.
Internal Number: 2018-0314
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