The University of Kansas Hospital - Laboratory Careers

Clinical Genetics Assistant Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: KUPI PSYCHIATRY GENETICS

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8-5

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our health system; they are our most important strength. The health system offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Clinical Genetics Assistant

Responsibilities:

Contact referring physicians, obtain patient records, and collect insurance information from the patient.

Prepare for patient visit by collecting and summarizing medical and family history information.

Research topics related to genetics' diseases and testing.

Contact laboratories to arrange genetic testing for patients.

Summarize clinical reports, complete test requisition forms and prior authorization requests, and track test results for follow-up appointments.

Assist with organization of patient charts for clinic and maintain patient logs.

Help complete patient notes for electronic medical record.

Send letters to referring physicians.

Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

BA/BS in Genetics, Biology or Related Field required

Master's Degree preferred

Previous experience in a Genetics Clinic or other related medical clinic preferred

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, ability to communicate openly and clearly required

Ability to document in an electronic medical record system required

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