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Oncology Genetic Counselor I - Full Time

Matthews, NC, United States
Job ID: 62806
Job Family: Professional Services
Specialty: Genetics
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F 8a-5pm or four 10 hour shifts
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011036632451-Genetics - LCI

Overview

Job Summary

Join 14 genetic counselors and a clinical geneticist in a busy oncology practice. Implements clinical practice, research and education in the area of human/clinical genetics. 



Essential Functions

  • Assesses, plans, and manages medical, psychological and social problems for a specialty patient population.
  • Acts as liaison with health care professionals for inquiries and referrals.
  • Implements programs, policies and procedures within the area of human/clinical genetics.
  • Monitors and recommends integration of new technologies, theories, and resources.
  • Remains knowledgeable of community resources.
  • Maintains accurate case records and documents appropriately.
  • Recognizes and provides for cultural, language, and age-specific differences of patient/family.
  • Responds quickly to changes in patient and/or clinic conditions.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 75 pounds in handling of patients and medical equipment and supplies. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, speech, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling or related field required. Certification or eligible for Board Certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.