Neuro Genetic Counselor FT Orlando South

Adventhealth Orlando , FL 32801

Posted 2 months ago



Neuroscience Genetic Counselor

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospital's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

  • Collect and analyze family pedigree and patient histories regarding potential genetic diseases.

  • Perform genetic risk calculations and educate families about potential health risks.

  • Provide patients and their families with genetic testing and interpret the results.

  • Develop, plan and implement evidenced-base strategies that increase the quality of care for pediatric and adult patients and ensure compliance with all regulatory guidelines.

  • Support and assist with data collection for process and quality improvement.

  • Ensure the Administrator and Medical Directors are informed of pertinent topics and seek assistance and direction when confronted with unfamiliar procedures and techniques to ensure delivery of safe and effective patient care

  • Coordinate with the Nurse Navigator regarding patient education and additional healthcare needs.

  • Serve as an ongoing resource for patients and families; collaborate with other providers regarding attendance to the needs of the patients; assess patient learning style and health literacy to provide effective education

  • Communicate and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to ensure high-quality patient care.

  • Maintain a professional relationship with all customers.

  • Complete assigned work comprehensively and in a timely manner

  • Track and monitor program progress/activity.

  • Provide monthly reporting to Administration e.g., volume of patients, referral data, genetic testing/results and source of payment for genetic testing.

  • Meet routinely (or as determined) with Medical Directors to review responsibilities, goals and program strategies from a clinical perspective.

  • Meet with Executive Director as needed for all non-clinical program components

  • Institute satisfaction surveys.

  • Pursue funding sources for underserved patients.

  • Develop working relationships to maximize program's effectiveness and facilitate problem resolution across departmental, campus and physician/provider line.



Effective verbal and written communication skills

Ability to read, write and explain moderately complex information to hospital staff with a attention to detail

Ability to communicate effectively in a supportive manner to patients, family, staff and physicians

Ability to explain information to patients and families in manner the facilitates understanding

Ability to observe assess, guide and evaluate others

Ability to communicate timely and in an open and honest manner

Ability to collect data, interpret findings, set priorities and carry out established plans

Flexibility in prioritization; critical-thinking/problem solving skills

Self-motivated with ability to work independently and in a group setting


  • Computer skills such as Microsoft Work, Access, Excel and Outlook

  • Knowledge of navigating in an Electronic Medical Record (Athena, Cerner)

  • Program development


  • Master's of Science Degree in Genetic Counseling


  • Prior experience in genetic counseling


  • N/A


  • Board Eligible/Board Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics in Genetic Counseling

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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