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Perinatal Genetic Counselor

We Are Hiring

We are offering $10,000 sign on bonus for our Racine Perinatal Genetic Counselor.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What’s in it for you?

  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our associates inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
  • Affordable Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Matching
  • Leadership Development: We know that the development of our associates is key to our mission of providing the best care possible to those we serve. We have various in-depth leadership programs to meet you where you are on your career journey.
  • Paid Time Off: As a new Ascension associate you will accrue three weeks of paid time off annually.
  • Tuition reimbursement: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from $3,000 per year in tuition reimbursement. You will also have the opportunity to take advantage of one of four online universities partnering with Ascension associates seeking a Bachelor or Master degree; offering them either discounts, scholarships or go at your own pace learning options.
  • Continuing education: $2,000 per year in continuing education.

What You Will Do

 

The Perinatal Genetic Counselor, as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, will provide personalized and compassionate care to families at risk.  The Genetic Counselor will manage and coordinate all aspects of genetic evaluation, including risk assessment, counseling, testing, and support for individuals and families. The individual will serve as a resource to the multidisciplinary team and participate in perinatal conferences, women’s health program committees, and educational events.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies families at risk for genetic disorders, children with birth defects, or a variety of other inherited conditions. Analyzes inheritance patterns and risks of recurrence.
  • Interprets complex genetic and laboratory data/test results. Communicates findings with physician.
  • Assists patients with navigation of financial aspects associated with genetic testing.
  • Assists with diagnosing genetic problems and develops short and long term genetic counseling plans.

 

What You Will Need

 

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Counselor specializing in Genetics credentialed from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC). 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Master's degree in Genetic Counseling

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Job ID: 345849
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: WIMIL AMG Milwaukee West
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Racine, WI

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