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Genetic Counseling Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Genetic Counseling Associate


EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_13055
Department MMI Genetic Medicine 50000694
Business Unit Munroe-Meyer Institute
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM; Hours May Vary
Remote/Telecommuting Hybrid (part-time working on site, part-time working off-site)
Position Summary
The genetic counseling assistant (GCA) will work closely with and under direct supervision of genetic counselors and medical geneticists who serve patients with and at risk for inherited medical conditions. This could include involvement with the Pediatric and Adult Genetics Clinics, hospital consults, and out-state genetics clinics. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: assisting in case preparation, coordinating follow-up with patients and lab personnel, contacting patients to document health and family history, completing documentation required for genetic testing and managing a list of pending genetic test results.
Position Details
Posting Category Operations
Working Title Genetic Counseling Associate
Job Title Admin Bus Op Associate (Clk)
Salary Grade AB13H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $18.077 - $27.115/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 05/08/2024
Application Review Date 05/15/2024
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Associate's degree or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Healthcare, Science or Business related field 
(Will consider four years related education/experience) 

Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Experience working with the public 
(Will consider four years related education/experience) 

Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Word
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1) The individual in this position also has contact with individuals and families who are in distress. It is important that this interaction be done in a confidential, sensitive and empathetic manner, since issues that are involved (e.g. death of an infant, birth of a baby with multiple malformations, recognition of a genetic disorder within a family etc.) are often emotion-laden and anxiety producing for the family. 
2) This individual will need to be extremely organized and have the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and members of the genetics division.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Science related field.
Preferred Experience:
Experience working with patients with disabilities and/or experience with genetics in laboratory setting.
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications: EPIC
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience working with the public?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you do have experience working with the public, please elaborate. (If No, indicate NA)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Word?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  5. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Doc

Instant Answers
providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 10, 2024
Requisition Staff_13055
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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