Advertised Summary Job Description: The genetic counselor will be responsible for providing genetic counseling, coordinating follow-up visits, providing test results to patients, obtaining/reviewing medical records, and conducting outreach.
He/she will be responsible for conducting regulatory reporting and quality assurance, and developing and assisting with implementation of clinical protocols and procedures to ensure the highest quality of patient care.
He/She will collaborate with other genetic counselors, staff and physicians, and laboratory specialists as appropriate
It is expected that all staff follow "Good Clinical Practice" guidelines and maintaining patient confidentiality according to HIPAA guidelines.
The genetic counselor will participate in research activities including screening patients, discussing study participation, and obtaining informed consent for participation in genetic protocols.
This position will have a role in supervising genetic counseling students enrolled in the Genetic Counseling Masters degree program at Columbia University.
This position will support various clinical locations of the Division within New York City and the Westchester area so local traveling will be expected.
Additional duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Genetic counseling experience in cancer and prenatal is ideal. Background in both the provision of Genetic Counseling to patients and administration of Genetic Counseling policies and procedures in clinical practice. The position will be part of a team environment and should demonstrate a personal commitment to outstanding customer service, excellent communication skills and organizational skills, and the ability to function within a collaborative practice. Computer skills required--Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_172970
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