As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Genetics Counselor to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, FL.
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
Provides genetic counseling under the direction of respective physician.
This position is responsible for:
Coordinates genetic and metabolic patients.
Coordinates Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screen follow up program.
Reviews medical records and triages new patient referrals.
Obtains medical histories.
Obtains family histories.
Coordinates special studies.
Assures test results are available prior to appointments.
Provides genetic counseling.
Maintains comprehensive and accurate medical records.
Assists communication with referring physicians.
Assists with inpatient consultations.
Assists with literature reviews and provides patient support materials.
Participates in the development of programs to provide genetic support for other subspecialty clinics.
Participates in educational activities directed toward patients, health professionals, and the public.
Provides genetic services as contracted by Nemours children’s Clinic.
Participates in administrative and committee duties as assigned
Perform other duties as required to accomplish the patient care, education, and research missions of the Nemours Children’s Clinic
Assists in obtaining insurance authorization for special genetic tests.
Masters degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling accredited program required
National Board Certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling required
Current American Heart Association BLS required upon hire
Minimum of 3 years experience required
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.