Physician_Medical Geneticist

  • Requisition ID: 178271
  • Department: 510701 Administration
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Varies
  • Category: Provider

Status:Published Version: 5
Created By: Jessica Bajwa Created Date: 04/04/2024, 11:09 AM
Job Code: 850647 Job Title: Physician_Medical Geneticist
FLSA Status: Exempt Job Family: Provider


Position Purpose

MEDICAL GENETICIST: Physician shall provide clinical services to patients who are appropriate for the scope of medical genetics including, but not limited to, genetic counseling, genetic consultations, early detection and prevention of genetic diseases, treatment of genetic diseases, and performing genetic and genomic testing. Physician shall provide regular clinic coverage, inpatient and emergency consultation as needed. Physician will be expected to collaborate with and supervise mid-level providers. Physician can expect to have some involvement with public health education, administration and research. A component of the physician’s time will be allocated to teaching residents and medical students as appropriate.

Nature and Scope

The incumbent obtains history, examines, diagnoses, counsels, and treats patients within the physician’s area of specialty and experience. The incumbent makes critical decisions regarding medical care. The incumbent works closely and in cooperation with the management staff, directs comments and questions to the appropriate management person and follows administrative policies. The incumbent actively participates in physician governance meetings, management decisions, and follows policies adopted by Renown Health and its medical staff. The incumbent stays abreast of current advances in medicine by reviewing recent publications, attending in-services and educational meetings, and attending continuing medical education programs in the appropriate field.




1. Ability to function effectively in an integrated delivery system.

2. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulatory rules.

3. Capable of operating business units in conformance with good quality and business practices as may be outlined by agencies such as The Joint Commission, NCQA, MGMA, etc.

4. Effective leadership skills (and leading by example).

5. Ability to obtain results with minimal disruption while involving a variety of internal and external groups.

6. Ability to work independently.


This position does provide patient care.


The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

Name Description  


Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.



Prior experience in referenced specialty, preferred.



Must possess and maintain a current and valid State of Nevada Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) medicine license. Controlled substance License to Prescribe issued by the State of Nevada and Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the DEA, required.



Board-Eligible or Board-Certified in Medical Genetics through the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG). If Provider is Board Eligible at time of hire, Board Certification must be obtained within two (2) years of employment.


Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Certification Life Support (ACLS) required. Prefer American Heart Association (AHA) approved certification, but will accept online certification from American Red Cross Training Services, Advanced Medical Certification, or ACLS Certification Institute.


Computer / Typing:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


Ability to credential through Renown’s Medical Staff and/or payor credentialing, as applicable.

Physical Activity Requirements

It is common to encounter potential hazards in the healthcare environment. Some of these hazards could include, but are not limited to: radiation, toxic chemicals, biological hazards, heat, cold, noise, dust and stress. Renown Health has a Safety Management program in place addressing these issues.

Activity Percentage of Time  





































Reach above Shoulder




Tools and/or Equipment

Tools and/or Equipment Frequency  

Keyboard, Computer, Telephone, Office Equipment

Frequent (34-66%)


EKG Machines, Monitoring equipment, Stethoscope

Continuous (67-100%)


Treadmill, Blood Pressure Equipment, Drainage Equipment, Electric Devices, Drug Administration Equipment

Frequent (34-66%)


Infusion Devices, Irrigation Equipment, Transport Unit, Intubation equipment, Ventilator

Occasional (01-33%)

Repetitive Use of Hands and Feet

Tools and /or Equipment Frequency  

Simple Grasping

Frequent (34-66%)


Pushing / Pulling

Frequent (34-66%)


Typing / Data Entry

Frequent (34-66%)


Fine Manipulation

Frequent (34-66%)

Lifting and Carrying

Weight to be manually lifted each normal workday. (Occasional 1-33%, Frequent 34-66%, Continuous 67-100%)

Weight Frequency  

Up to 10 lbs



Up to 20 lbs



Up to 35 lbs



Up to 50 lbs



Up to 75 lbs



Up to 100 lbs



Over 100 lbs

Not Required

Sensory Requirements

Speech and hearing for communication; vision for reading; touch for detecting heat, and smell for detecting malfunctions and hazardous odors.

Essential Functions

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  • Must be able to direct or supervise others.
  • The ability to understand and resolve complex problems in a timely and effective manner using critical thinking skills to correctly assess patients’ conditions.
  • The ability to keep current with new developments and acquire the needed knowledge for the position in order to keep skill sets up to date.
  • The ability to communicate clearly, timely and effectively.
  • The ability to come to work promptly and routinely.
  • The ability to routinely work under stress and to deadlines.
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Must have the ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
  • Ability to work with constant interruptions and prioritize emergency situations is required.
  • Ability to maneuver throughout halls, stairways, and patient rooms in response to hospital emergencies.
  • Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as; vision, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and hearing in order to access and treat patient accurately.


Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities

This section includes the measures of success for a position. A percentage weight is given to each essential function. The percentages should total 100%.

Weight Description  


Living Our Values



Coordinates patient care:

1. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary care team in the planning, implementation, and advancement of care for patients and families.

2. Clearly documents all client interactions in computers, on forms and in the patient record in a timely, accurate and concise fashion.

3. Participates in multidisciplinary performance improvement activities.

4. Facilitates positive communication and collegial relationship with staff, physicians, nursing, management and other professionals.

5. Participates in the departmental compliance initiatives and remains in compliance with the Scope of Practice, hospital policies, and the community standard of care.



Demonstrates advanced clinical practice:

1. Maintains advanced knowledge base in the area of specialty.

2. Demonstrates advanced practice skills in the clinical area.

3. Seeks to improve performance by participating in self-development activities, in-services, and continuing education that is appropriate to the area of practice.

4. Maintains individual clinical, educational, and leadership competencies.

5. Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for improving own level of practice.

6. Communicates appropriately to management, interdepartmental staff; utilizes chain of command.



Customer Satisfaction:

1. Patient satisfaction will improve each year as indicated by survey results.

2. Patient/family concerns will be addressed in a customer centered, compassionate and timely manner. Customer interaction will reflect a positive image of Renown Health.

3. Seeks to improve customer satisfaction by demonstrating open and professional communication skills with other departments.

4. Resolve conflicts between staff or patients in a timely manner.

5. Communication and physician collaboration will be demonstrated on an ongoing basis.



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