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Genetic Counselor I

Company: Envision Healthcare
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Envision Physician Services is a multispecialty physician group and practice management company. Established in 1953, our organization provides anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, primary/urgent care, surgical services, and women's and children's health services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Sheridan Healthcare, EmCare, Reimbursement Technologies and Emergency Medical Associates have recently joined forces to form Envision Physician Services. As one organization, we now provide a greater scope of service than any other national physician group. Our collective experience from hundreds of local, customized engagements, culture of continuous lean process improvement, and team of experts in the business of healthcare enable us to better solve complex problems and consistently give healthcare organizations confidence in our execution. Our combined organization serves more than 780 healthcare facilities in 48 states and the District of Columbia.

North Texas Perinatal Associates, P.A. (NTPA) was founded in 1991 and partnered with Sheridan Healthcare/Envision Physician Services in 1997. Since its inception, NTPA has grown to become the largest Maternal-Fetal Medicine private practice in North Texas with nine physicians and 11 office locations spread throughout the Dallas, TX area.

With our years of experience in advanced ultrasound technology, fetal diagnosis and therapy, invasive and non-invasive maternal-fetal screening and therapies, our commitment is to provide supportive partnerships to physicians and their patients by creating a compassionate environment of caring reassurance.

As our mission statement implies: "North Texas Perinatal Associates is committed to turning high-risk pregnancies into low-risk deliveries."

North Texas Perinatal Associates is the largest Maternal-Fetal Medicine private practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and we are currently hiring for a Per Diem Genetic Counselor to work in our Irving office. The Genetic Counselor I is responsible for administrating consultative services and activities to asses any risks and testing for certain birth defects or genetic disorders. The counselor coordinates all Genetic Counseling efforts in order to facilitate and promote best outcomes and reporting for patients and referral parties.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate!

Responsibilities

  • Provides genetic counseling to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders.
  • Assesses recurrence risks and recommends medical or genetic testing based on analysis of the risk, benefit, and cost.
  • Reviews implications with the patient and provides crisis intervention regarding unexpected genetic conditions.
  • Educates physicians and health professionals and ensures appropriate patient referral and care.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Reads and abides by the company's code of conduct, ethics statements, employee handbook(s), policies and procedures and other corporate mandates, including participation in mandatory training programs
  • Reports any real or suspected violation of the corporate compliance program, company policies and procedures, harassment or other prohibited activities in accordance with the reporting policies of the company
  • Obtains clarification of policy whenever necessary and may use the resources available through the Compliance, Human Resources or Legal Department to do so
  • Support and abide by the values of the company
  • Responsible for adhering to Information Security Policies and ensuring Envision is as secure as possible.

Qualifications

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals - performs a variety of tasks.
  • A degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Strong grammar, writing and verbal skills

Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree from Board Accredited Program in Genetics and certification, or eligible for certification, as Genetic Counselor by American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • 2-4 or more years of related experience

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and copy editing
  • Competent in using a computer and internet

Certificates and Licenses (if applicable)

  • Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics

To be considered, candidates must submit verifiable prior employment for the past seven years including title, dates of hire and salary history and will be subject to a criminal background check. Education is also verified.

Envision Physician Services uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Envision Physician Services. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keywords: Envision Healthcare, Irving , Genetic Counselor I, Other , Irving, Texas

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