Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Oregon Health & Science University is dedicated to improving the
health and quality of life for all Oregonians through excellence,
innovation and leadership in health care, education and research.
Department Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology Salary
Range $73,056-$109,584/year FTE 1.00 Schedule Monday through Friday
Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. HR Mission School of Medicine Drug
Testable Yes Department Overview The Genetic Counselor will work
with physicians in the Ophthalmic Genetics & Retinoblastoma Clinics
to provide comprehensive genetic counseling services to patients
(and their families) with inherited retinal dystrophies or
retinoblastoma related diagnoses. Function/Duties of Position
Provide comprehensive genetic counseling services to individuals
and families seen in the Ophthalmic Genetics and Retinoblastoma
Clinics. Services include coordination of appropriate clinical and
research genetic testing options. Performs requirements for Staff
Members as outlined in Compliance Roles and Responsibilities in
OHSU Hospitals and Clinics. Carry out job responsibilities in an
ethical, effective, and professional manner. Report potential
compliance problems using the reporting processes as outlines in
the Code of Conduct. Model ethical and appropriate behavior,
professional standards, compliance, and personal integrity.
Understand and comply with the Code of Conduct, OHSU and
departmental policies and procedures, applicable rules,
regulations, etc. Documents in medical record all patient care
services delivered in support of third party bills. Processes
billings for hospital and clinic charges in accordance with HCFA,
Medicaid, Champus and all commercial and managed care carriers.
Assures departmental compliance with all applicable third party
payer regulations and contracts. Adheres to all Casey Eye Institute
Service Excellence standards and expectations and attends all
related mandatory training programs. Track, document, and
communicate genetic test results to patients and health care
providers. Obtain and review medical and family histories of
scheduled patients prior to clinic and prepare a summary for the
physicians. Screen and answer patient and health care provider
inquiries as they relate to genetic counseling or genetic testing
services. Maintain updated patient education materials and disease
resources. Assist with inherited retinal disease related research
projects including but not limited to obtaining patient consent,
data collection, data entry, and preparation of manuscripts.
Required Qualifications Master's degree in Human Genetics/Genetic
Counseling from an ABGC accredited training program.
Detail-oriented, meticulous, and efficient in all aspects of work.
Strong follow-through skills and ability to pro-actively identify
and solve problems. Requires excellent organizational skills,
strong communication skills with the public as well as
physicians/researchers. Demonstrates innovation, initiative, and
problem-solving skills. Ability to work well independently as well
as with team members. Ability to plan and organize technical work,
multi-task, and to adapt to a changing work environment. Ability to
work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and
professional role model. Must have demonstrated record of reliable
attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past
and present.-- Board Certified or Active Candidate through the
ABGC/ABMG. BLS certification through American Heart Association
(AHA), provider level. Initial certification is the responsibility
of the employee. Renewal certification classes/cost provided by
OHSU if job required. Preferred Qualifications Minimum 3 years
clinical experience in genetic counseling. Experience with
ophthalmic genetics and human subjects research. Familiarity with
EPIC and Progeny database systems. All are welcome Oregon Health &
Science University values a diverse and culturally competent
workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal
opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not
discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class
status, including disability status and protected veteran status.
Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote
diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To
request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and
Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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