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Genetic Counselor II - Oncology - Levine Cancer Institute Genetics

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 680541

Position Number: 00156723

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Day shift, M-F; 40 hrs/week

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: LCI Genetics

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:  Levine Cancer Institute, 1021 Morehead Medical Dr, Ste 2300, Charlotte NC 28204

Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.

 

 

Job Summary
Provides cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling to patients and their families. Assists in the planning, development and implementation of clinical practice, research and education in the area of clinical cancer genetics.

Essential Functions

 

 

  • Assesses, plans, and manages medical, psychological and social problems for the patient population within Levine Cancer Institute.
  • Provides genetic counseling services both in-person and through virtual platforms.
  • Acts as liaison with health care professionals for inquiries and referrals and communicates clearly with patients/families.
  • Maintains accurate case records for each referred patient and documents fully, accurately and appropriately in the medical record.
  • Initiates, designs and conducts formal and informal education programs for physicians, genetic counseling students, other health professionals, and the general community.
  • Plans, develops and implements programs, policies and procedures within the area of human/clinical genetics.
  • Monitors and integrates new technologies, theories, and community resources.
Physical Requirements
Walking, standing, sitting, lifting, teaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 50 pounds in handling of patients and medical equipment and supplies. May be exposed to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, speech, touch, and finger dexterity.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling or related field required. Two of more years experience as a Genetic Counselor. Board Certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

 

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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