Careers

We are always looking for people that share our passion for providing the highest quality care. Browse through current opportunities to join our team.   

At the Greenwood Genetic Center, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace composed of individuals from all walks of life who share our passion for providing the highest quality care.

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The Greenwood Genetic Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicant Resources

The Administrative Assistant facilitates the efficient operation of the assigned department by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Duties/Responsibilities:
Daily

  • Check patients in for clinics
  • Upload appropriate patient paperwork and insurance/Medicaid cards into EPIC, often from relevant office SharePoint sites
  • Verify patient address/phone #/Insurance information is correct and update if necessary
  • Check out patients when they leave and enter recalls in EPIC
  • Scan patient pedigrees and consent forms into EPIC following visit
  • Upload patient pictures from a camera or SharePoint page into the designated Share Drive
  • Write school notes for all clinic patients when leaving office, and work notes for parents
  • Work with centralized scheduling personnel to ensure patients are scheduled in a timely manner
  • Call or text patients to remind them of upcoming appointments
  • Create Teams links for virtual visits and disseminate to patients ahead of their appointments
  • Call Interpreter services for patient reminders (non-English speaking patients)
  • Schedule interpreter services for non-English speaking patient appointments
  • Sort faxes and distribute appropriately
  •  Sign for packages delivered, receive mail and inter-office courier items, and distribute accordingly
  •  Assist with requests made outside clinic days (faxing copies of labs, consent forms, etc.)
  •  Send no-show letters to referring providers if patients do not keep their appointment
  •  Assist callers to the Charleston office
  • Use SharePoint and EPIC on a daily basis
  • Send out and log requests for outside medical records
  • Empty your desk shred bin at the end of each day into the larger receptacle
  • Add paper to the copiers

Weekly

  • Scan charts into Epic before follow-up visits that are scheduled each month

Monthly

  • Run recall report in EPIC and call patients to verify email and send to patients
  •  Schedule follow-up patients off the monthly recall report
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  2.  Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  3. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  4.  Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  5. Ability to work independently.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree preferred, but will substitute for related administrative experience.
  •  Familiarity with EPIC is preferred .

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times.

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The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has an immediate opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant in our Diagnostic division. This position will primarily support the Director of the Diagnostic Laboratory and will be located in the Greenwood GGC office.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing support for the Diagnostic Director
  • Screen and direct lab specific telephone inquires
  • Data entry for billing purposes
  • Coordination of patient reports
  • Support clinical testing activities
  • Receive and manage incoming patient information
  • Assist with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) once appropriate training is complete

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suites
  • Basic computer skills
  • Advanced computer skillsets desired

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, with at least two years of experience in a related field
  • Associates degree with medical training is preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working at a computer.
  • Must be able to list up to 15 pounds at a time.

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The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant in our Diagnostic division. This position will be located in the Greenwood GGC office.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Screen and direct lab specific telephone inquires
  • Data entry for billing purposes
  • Coordination of patient reports
  • Support clinical testing activities
  • Receive and manage incoming patient information
  • Assist with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) once appropriate training is complete

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suites
  • Basic computer skills
  • Advanced computer skillsets desired

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, with at least two years of experience in a related field
  • Associates degree with medical training is preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working at a computer.
  • Must be able to list up to 15 pounds at a time.

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This HR Generalist role will primarily be responsible for administration of payroll processing and related functions, and administration of employee benefits, providing expertise and insight to employees. The role is an integral part of the HR team and will support other human resource functions, programs and initiatives.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  •  Responsible for bi-weekly and monthly payroll processing, to include maintenance of time management system and oversight of paid time off records.
  •  Enter, maintain and/or process information in the payroll system; information may include employees’ hourly rates, salaries or other compensation, time worked, paid leave and holidays, deductions and withholding, address changes and other information.
  •  Ensures proper processing of payroll deductions for taxes, benefits and other deductions.
  • Works with payroll vendor to resolve payroll issues and concerns for employees.
  • Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information, including reconciliation of payroll deductions reports to benefit invoices
  •  Assists with new-hire orientations.
  • Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes.
  • Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility
  • Works directly with benefit providers to ensure timely coverage; enrolls employees with carriers and process life status changes.
  •  Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollment, status changes and other general inquiries.
  • Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA.
  •  Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities.
  •  Assists with the open enrollment process.
  • Review and update summary plan descriptions and other benefit materials as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  •  Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and integrity while executing responsibilities; to establish trust and credibility with employees on all levels.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with various backgrounds and cultures.
  • Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make fair, unbiased decisions and stay level-headed in demanding situations.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to analyze problems and is effective in utilizing relevant information to seek a solution.
  •  Excellent organizational and time management skills; extremely detail-oriented.
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  •  Proficient with or ability to quickly learn payroll software

Education and Experience:

Required:

  • Associate’s degree in HR or related field, but experience and/or other training/certification may be substituted for the education.
  • Two years’ experience in HR and/or benefits administration

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification credential.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

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Job Summary:
The IT Support Specialist will work to provide technical assistance related to computer hardware and software as well as other technology tools and products, and to participate in the operation of the IT helpdesk supporting GGC staff members.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for users and resolve helpdesk tickets
  • Install new hardware and software and maintain existing components
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with user devices and peripheral equipment
  • Review manufacturers’ specifications on connections and methods to locate problems
  • Perform software installations and updates
  • Document new processes and essential procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts (routing, switching, VLANs, wireless)
  • Basic understanding of security and exploits (phishing, antivirus, malware)
  • Basic understanding of printers and print services
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office and 365
  • Good understanding of Active Directory
  • Good understanding of CAT5 and CAT6 wiring standards
  • Good understanding of computer hardware components and peripherals (hard drives, memory, power supplies, CPUs, video cards, PCI slots, system boards)
  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols and services (RDP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SSH, Telnet, ICMP-ping-traceroute)
  • Strong understanding of safety as it relates to computer repair
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to share information in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel to satellite offices within South Carolina

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree required; or certifications [Network+, Security+] and two years of experience in the IT field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable with climbing a ladder
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
  • Must be comfortable with standing for extended periods

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Job Summary:

The position involves assessing and managing the Center’s security status by reviewing system logs, common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE), and initiating remediation where needed.  It also involves the automation of essential tasks and processes using scripting.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Providing support for users and resolving helpdesk tickets
  • Review and assess system logs (login activity, file access, backup, update)
  • Basic firewall policy management and creation
  • Basic firewall maintenance (firmware and OS upgrades)
  • Creating scripts to find essential data
  • Creating vendor requirements and assisting the vendor during system installs, upgrades, and troubleshooting
  • Validation of network infrastructure
  • Document essential procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft PowerShell
  • Strong knowledge of network tools (N-map, Wireshark, Putty)
  • Strong understanding of firewall technology (security policies, Application layer) and networking concepts (routing, switching)
  • Good understanding of network traffic (packets, datagrams, frames, bits)
  • Strong understanding of OSI
  • Basic understanding of Linux OS
  • Good understanding of Encryption
  • Good understanding of IPSec tunnels (Phases)

Base Skills/Abilities:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office and 365
  • Good understanding of Active Directory
  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols and services (RDP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SSH, Telnet, ICMP-ping-traceroute)
  • Ability to perform software installations
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts (routing, switching, VLANs, wireless)
  • Ability to document new processes
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to share information in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Good understanding of CAT5 and CAT6 wiring standards
  • Basic understanding of security and exploits (phishing, antivirus, malware)
  • Basic understanding of printers and print services
  • Strong understanding of safety as it relates to computer repair
  • Good understanding of computer hardware components and peripherals (hard drives, memory, power supplies, CPUs, video cards, PCI slots, system boards)

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree required; or certifications [Network+, Security+] and two years of experience in the IT field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable with climbing a ladder
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
  • Must be comfortable with standing for extended periods

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Job Description:

This is a full-time faculty position in the Research Division at GGC, with primary responsibilities in independent research and functional analysis of genetic variants identified in our patient population. Outstanding opportunities exist for collaboration with basic, translational and clinical investigators. Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, a desire to integrate into our exciting, collaborative, and growing community of researchers, and a dedication to contribute to our values of diversity and openness. They will be expected to mount a productive and innovative research program, to obtain outside funding, and to participate actively in graduate and post-graduate teaching, training and mentorship. The specific areas of research interests we are seeking to recruit are: 1) transcriptional regulation; 2) RNA biology and human disorders involving RNA-related genes; 3) chromatin remodeling and epigenetics; 4) neurobiology and the mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders.

Requirements:

Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • PhD in Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular/Developmental Biology, or relevant biological field from a college or university of recognized standing
  • Experience in modern genetics, bioinformatics and molecular biology techniques
  • Must have demonstrated scholarly achievement with a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to obtain extramural funding
  • Experience or expertise with zebrafish as a model organism is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of a robust, externally-supported research program
  • Ability to perform functional studies on genetic variants within their area of expertise
  • Participate in professional organizations and in internal case conferences and committees
  • Advise trainees and provide career guidance
  • Support and foster interdisciplinary efforts between GGC divisions, and between the GGC and the Clemson Center for Human Genetics

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Job Summary:

The responsibilities of the position will include evaluating patients with genetic diseases and disorders, to include appropriate management of rare disorders,
genetic testing, risk assessment of individuals, and genetic counseling of family members. The position will involve the implementation and development
of e-consult and e-visit requests, including helping to identify workflow processes and best practices.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • May supervise or direct the work of other geneticists, genetic counselors, genetic assistants, physician assistants, dieticians, psychologists, and
    other clinical and non-clinical direct care support personnel.
  • May instruct genetic counseling students, medical students, residents, graduate students, or others in methods or procedures for diagnosis and management
    of genetic disorders.
  • May be required to educate and coach fellow Clinical Geneticists on e-consult and e-visit practices.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Gather data and evaluate medical histories of patients and their families.
  • Collect samples for diagnostic and research testing from patients and family members.
  • Review laboratory results and provide interpretation to patients and families.
  • Manage the collection of relevant data regarding patient histories.
  • Coordinate with genetic counselors to prescribe a plan of treatment for patients with genetic disorders and conditions.
  • Collaborate with other physicians, providers, lab directors and researchers to determine the specific genetic tests that need to be performed on a
    patient.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of research, methodology, processes, procedures and test results.
  • Document results of clinical trials and research studies in scientific journals and present findings at medical conferences.
  • Collaborate and participate in educational activities of the Center including journal club; attend educational conferences.
  • Read scientific literature relating to genetics to stay up-to-date on discoveries and developments in the field.
  • Work to improve existing techniques in genetic research and treatment of patients.
  • Strive to enhance and improve treatments for individuals with genetic diseases and disorders.
  • Develop and grow processes to evaluate patients via e-consults and e-visits.
  • Participate in on-call system with other clinical providers.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures generally obtained from the completion of medical school.
  • Knowledge of genetics and data collection techniques.
  • Possession of a strong patient focus with the ability to communicate effectively in lay terms.
  • Ability to instruct and supervise junior staff and peers.
  • Proficient and comfortable with virtual, on-line communication mediums.

Education and Experience:

  • A Medical Doctorate and background in human/medical genetics required.
  • Qualified for licensure in South Carolina.
  • Board certified/eligible in Clinical Genetics and/or Medical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • May require prolonged periods of standing or walking.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

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The Greenwood Genetic Center has immediate opening for a Board Certified/Board Eligible Clinical Geneticists at the Assistant or Associate Level in our
Columbia office.

The responsibilities of the position will include patient care (inpatient and outpatient consultations), collaboration with our diagnostic laboratories,
and teaching of genetic counseling students, medical students, and residents. There will also be an opportunity to participate in clinical research
at a nationally and internationally acclaimed institution. The GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education
and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond. For more information about
Columbia,  South Carolina please visit https://www.experiencecolumbiasc.com/.

MD or MD/PhD candidates who are ABMG board-certified/eligible in Clinical Genetics and qualified for licensure in the State of South Carolina are encouraged
to apply. Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics is also preferred.

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The Greenwood Genetic Center has an immediate opening for a fulltime Board Certified/Board Eligible Biochemical Geneticist at the Assistant or Associate Level. The position is located in the Columbia office of the Greenwood Genetic Center and will have an emphasis on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with inborn errors of metabolism requiring dietary treatment as well as enzyme replacement therapy. There will be the opportunity to participate in teaching and clinical research. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in the on call schedule for patients with biochemical disorders.

The responsibilities of the position include patient care (inpatient consultations, outpatient metabolic genetics clinic and newborn screen consultation); collaboration with GGC biochemical genetics laboratory; and teaching of genetic counselors, USC medical students and residents. The qualified candidate will be offered a faculty position with USC at rank commensurate with their qualifications. GGC provides a unique culture integrating clinical, diagnostic laboratory, education and research divisions into a dynamic and stimulating genetics team providing services across South Carolina and beyond.

MD or MD/PhD candidates who are ABMG board-certified/eligible in Clinical or Medical Biochemical Genetics and qualified for licensure in State of South Carolina are encouraged to apply. Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics is also preferred.

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