Genetic Counselor - Adult Medical Genetics Program
Location: Aurora , Colorado
Type: Full Time
Salary: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 57732
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Responsibilities: Collects, reviews and interprets family/medical histories, medical records, test results, and other relevant/necessary information.
Coordinates testing, reviews results with physician, and communicates results to referring healthcare provider.
Develops genetic counseling plans, including risk assessment, referrals, education, family planning options, and treatment options. Provides counseling and education to patients and their families. Identifies and provides instruction for testing, treatment, support, and advocacy.
Researches, maintains, and applies knowledge of trends and developments in genetic disease research, testing, and treatment.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Other information: Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Genetic Counseling. Required Licensure/Certification: Certified as a Genetic Counselor (CGC) by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within 1 year of hire. Relevant life support certification as determined at position level. Minimum Experience: 2-3 years.
GENERAL ADULT GENETICS EXPERIENCE
The pay range for this position is: $36.19 - $54.28 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
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