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Genetic Counseling Assistant - NWWI

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: eau claire
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

City Eau Claire

State Wisconsin

Telecommute No

Department Cancer Center

Why Mayo Clinic Position description The Genetic Counseling Assistant (GCA) provides specialized support to the genetic counselors in the Departments of Clinical Genomics. Individuals within the clinical setting assist with clinical case preparation, attain family histories, help facilitate genetic testing, track clinical test results, facilitate insurance questions, room patients, handle several back-end processes, and optimize the role of the Genetic Counselors.

The GCA will be supporting two Genetic Counselors based in Eau Claire, WI in a new and developing program across four specialty areas.

Qualifications Bachelors degree preferably in biology, psychology, chemistry, medical technology or other health sciences related field. Requires working knowledge of human genetics concepts and vocabulary.

Must have strong communication and organizational skills. Must be able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously with efficiency. Must maintain confidentiality of information. Must be proficient in the use of computers, Microsoft Windows based systems, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Must be team-oriented and have the ability to work with a variety of clinical, research and laboratory personnel. Must be adaptable/flexible in a changing work environment which may require upgrading of skills as the practice changes.

Must be knowledgeable of and pay particular attention to the quality control procedures and laboratory safety regulations if working as a GCA in DLMP.

Interest in the field of genetic counseling is preferred.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program. Additional qualifications Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $21.37 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details Monday - Friday; daytime hours.

Weekend schedule None.

Site description Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).

Category Other Patient Care

Career profile Clinical & Support Services

Job posting number 147726BR

Recruiter Jennifer Lane

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Eau Claire , Genetic Counseling Assistant - NWWI, Other , eau claire, Wisconsin

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