Newborn Screening Triage Spec

     
Pay Range Minimum
Job Code:
PC31
Hourly:
$21.01
FLSA*:
Non-Exempt
Monthly:
$3,641.67
Grade:
432
Annually:
$43,700

*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide telephone triage services for the Georgia Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program at Emory. Report abnormal dried blood spot screening results to the appropriate health care providers and make the necessary follow-up recommendations. Following the completion of on-site training that covers the specifics of each disease on the screening panel and the follow-up protocols, the employee must have the ability to interpret individual test results, incorporate other pertinent information and make appropriate recommendations. May require knowledge of caring for critically ill infants. Ability to contact health care providers and families by telephone or email. Serve as a resource for colleagues, assist with decision making and strategies for problem solving in day to day tasks.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, licensed as an RN by the state of Georgia and two years of clinical experience OR Graduation from an accredited LPN program, licensed as an LPN by the State of Georgia and six years of clinical experience OR Bachelor¿s degree in related field, Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC) by ABGC and two years of related experience. Basic computer skills.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER:

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

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