Genetic Counseling Assistant
Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: May 19, 2023
Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions
Speak to any patient in need of assistance collecting family history information and document this history in EMR system.
Answer common questions from patients about upcoming appointment
Help patients access personal or family prior genetic testing prior to appointment as directed by genetic counselors
Triage patient scheduling based on referral indication
Ensure patients have accurate directions for upcoming appointment
Coordinate and research all insurance coverage for genetic testing for patients. Prepare letters of medical necessity with guidance from genetic counselor.
Assist with coordinating genetic testing for family members for diagnostic testing at the direction of the genetic counselor by inputting accurate orders in laboratory on-line portals.
Check status of outstanding genetic testing and adjust patient follow up appointments as needed.
Send Mychart messages to patients with low-risk results documenting information appropriately in EMR and asking with any patient follow up calls related to these messages.
Act as a resource for administrative staff with questions about incoming referrals and patient inquiries.
Manner and dress reflect image of professional health care provider in World Class Clinic setting
Demonstrate outstanding written, verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Possess and demonstrate sensitivity to individual spiritual, cultural, language and ethnic differences.Required for All Jobs
Required Minimum Education
Required Required Minimum Experience
Required Required Minimum Skills
Additional Licenses and Certifications
Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Smyrna , Genetic Counseling Assistant, Other , Smyrna, Georgia
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