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  • Genetics Counselor

    Job ID
    2018-48057
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Genetics Counseling
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    8-5
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    Responsibilities

    The Genetic Counselor works as a member of a health care team providing risk assessment, education and supportive counseling to individuals and families at risk for; or diagnosed with a variety of inherited conditions. The Genetic Counselor will interpret genetic testing, support clinically-related genetics research and serve as an institute and community resource for aspects and issues related to human genetics.

     

    genetics, oncology, counseling

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Two years experience in genetic counseling
    Masters degree in genetics counseling or related field
    Basic computer skills
    Knowledge of Genetic pedigree drawing programs

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    Two or more years experience in genetic counseling, specifically with oncology
    Previous training in oncology
    Board certification in genetic counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics

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