Genetics Clinical Assistant - Helen F. Graham Canc

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center is hiring a casual Genetics Clinical Assistant to provide support to the Medical Genetic Counselors. You will be responsible for coordinating and performing a variety of tasks that include preparing charts, calculating risk models, assisting with pre authorization for testing; creating and updating pedigrees, executing requests for medical necessity letters, updating clinical database and records when results are reclassified, performing other clerical duties as assigned.

High school diploma or its equivalent required
Strong written, oral, and communication skills are required. Must be detail orientated.
Three years of experience as clerical or data staff in a medical environment or equivalent detail oriented fast pace data environment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted

Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:

Knowledge of medical and genetic terminology

Knowledge of family genealogy

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Knowledge of medical and genetic terminology

Interest in learning genetic software

Attendance at appropriate department meetings

Ability to prioritize and organize projects

Ability to problem solve

Ability to work with deadlines

Ability to handle patient information in a confidential manner

About Christiana Care:
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,227 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1019226

Posted On: Aug 12, 2022

Updated On: Sep 03, 2022