The Clinical Genetic Counselor employs professional application of the principles, theories, and techniques of Genetic Counseling to educate and inform individuals and families with or at risk for birth defects or genetic conditions. They provide information and support to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions as well as to other healthcare providers. The Clinical Genetic Counselor position delivers telephone- and web-based genetic counseling at a time and place that is convenient to patients and their family members.
Collect/review personal and family health history
Perform expert genetic risk assessment
Provide patient education/counseling/support
Document patient encounters
Generate correspondence to patients, providers, labs, insurers and others as needed
Guide genetic test facilitation in accordance with patient’s health plan benefits
Act as a resource for referring physicians
Attend Team Meetings
Attend/complete ongoing genetic counselor training
Respond to patient care issues in a timely fashion
Project meetings as applicable, and work within project-specific client timeline
This position reports to Specialty Team Lead.
Clinical Services; Part-Time; Hourly; Available Days, Nights, and Weekends
Remote anywhere in the U.S.
InformedDNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. InformedDNA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. InformedDNA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.
Your Education & Experience:
Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Human Genetics
Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics.
Maintain professional licensure as required per applicable jurisdiction
A minimum of 1-2 years experience a Clinical Genetic Counselor
Self-directed; able to work independently
Well organized and self-motivated
Works well in a lightly structured environment
Experience complying with state and federal regulations
Quickly adaptive to change
Knowledge of quality standards and how to apply, implement, or interpret for the clinical setting
Compassionate and empathetic
Effective tele-communication skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to handle multiple, unrelated tasks in a high pressure environment
InformedDNA is the largest and most experienced independent genetics services company in the United States. According to Oliver Wyman, “genomics will change the fabric of everyday life and will disrupt business models of payers, providers and pharma alike” with estimated spend on genetic testing growing at 12% annually, projected to reach $30 billion by 2026, InformedDNA is well positioned to capitalize on the need for genetics expertise throughout the healthcare ecosystem. InformedDNA currently offers a broad range of leading edge genetics advisory services to health plans, hospitals and health systems, and life sciences companies. Current services include genetic counseling, genetics benefits management, clinical trial support, and expert advisory services. The company is committed to delivering excellent service as evidenced by a Net Promoter Score north of 70 from patients and an overall Customer Satisfaction Score of 98.5%. InformedDNA employs the largest full-time staff of independent objective genetics specialists in the nation. Current company investors include TT Capital Partners, NovaQuest Capital Management, Frist Cressey Ventures, Anthem, and management. See more at https://informeddna.com.