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Geisinger Health System Genetic Counselor Senior (Remote Work - United States) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Licensed Genetic Counselors with work experience in the areas of medical genetics and genetic counseling. Work as leaders of health care and research teams, providing information and support to families, individuals considering genetic testing, and to individuals participating or considering participating in research. Develop and manage research projects and clinical programs related to the field of medical genetics, genetic testing, genetic counseling, and bioethics. Supervise Research and Clinical Staff including Genetic Counseling Assistants (GCAs), Genetic Counselor 1’s, and Genetic Counselor 2’s.

Job Duties

  • Participate in research and clinical endeavors under the auspices of the Geisinger Genomic Medicine Institute, and the MyCode Genomic Screening and Counseling Program

  • Build, test, and implement innovative tools for the scaling of genetic counseling services, including but not limited to chatbots, automated phone communications, clinical decision support tools, and others in collaboration with both internal partners such as the Geisinger Steele Institute for Health Innovation, as well as external partners and vendors

  • Participate in NIH-funded research teams focused on topics such as population genomic screening, cascade testing, chatbots, direct contact, pediatric return of results for adult-onset conditions, novel genetic counseling service delivery models, and others

  • Lead individual research projects and also participate in team science

  • Able to meet the practice-based competencies of the American Board of Genetic Counseling and provide patient centered care.

  • Supervision of genetic counselor colleagues.

  • Coordinate staff resources to support program operations. Direct the operations and provide direct oversight to all clinic related activities.

  • Work with Human Resources for hiring, promotion, salary adjustments, and other personnel matters.

  • Manage two or more research initiatives or projects.

  • Develop and direct the implementation and evaluation of research projects and programs.

  • Develop and lead research projects within the defined scope of the supervising faculty member's research program.

  • May submit authored grants in collaboration with the supervisor.

  • Participate in development of experimental design, collecting data, performing calculations, and analyzing results.

  • Provides background research and writing to develop new protocols, projects or grants applications for assigned work group.

  • Participates in research meetings, internal seminars and national meetings to present, explain, and discuss research conducted by the work group.

  • Leadership role in one or more educational initiatives.

  • Plan and lead a course for GC or other professional students.

  • Primary thesis/capstone advisor.

  • Participate in Mentoring Committees for GC Level 1 and 2 colleagues.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Education

Master's Degree-Genetic Counseling (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 7 years-Clinical (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Certified Genetic Counselor - American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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