SUMMARY: The Prenatal Screening Program (PNS) is a statewide Prenatal Program for the detection of specific birth defects. The PNS Coordinator is responsible for follow up on all cases assigned to site CCC 45 on a daily basis by the Genetic Disease Screening Program of the California Department of Public Health. Responsibilities include overseeing the daily report, communication with and reporting results to ordering clinicians, following up on referrals to assigned prenatal diagnostic centers, and entering computer data. Providing educational in-services to the public and to prenatal health care professionals is also required.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree and a valid CA RN license and experience in OB/Maternal Child Health or Public Health; OR a Master's Degree in a health related field and two (2) years experience in Prenatal, Maternal Child Health, Public Health, or Genetic Services; OR Graduate of Genetics Counseling program. Bilingual skills are preferred. Some overnight travel may be required.
POSITION DETAILS: Part-time, 48 hours per pay period.
LOCATION: Madera, CA
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Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids. In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.