Genetics Counselor NYOH

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Albany, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 31, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role provides hereditary risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for individuals at increased risk of cancer, or with a family history of cancer. The counselor will also work with existing program members to optimize delivery of cancer genetic services across the NYOH practice. The counselor will collect and analyze family medical history, utilize statistical and computer models for cancer risk assessment, participate in multi-disciplinary conferences, and provide genetic counseling for at-risk patients. Counselor will liaison with and collaborate with physicians and other care providers and clinical staff, to coordinate lab and diagnostic testing, including insurance authorization, test scheduling and reporting of results to patients. Counselor will also actively participate in ongoing practice improvement efforts, with the goal of identifying and providing appropriate care for at-risk patients and their families.

Requirements:

Candidates must have a master’s degree in Medical Genetics, Genetic Counseling or similar, including clinical experience from an accredited counseling training program. Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a practicing genetics counselor, oncology experience preferred. Board Certification from the American Board of Genetics Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401 k, paid time off, holiday pay, direct deposit and tuition reimbursement. We are a drug free workplace. Pre-employment background checks are required. EOE. Candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls please.

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/female/disability/vets

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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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