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Providence Health & Services Genetic Counselor in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Genetic Counselor to Providence Disney Family Cancer Center in Burbank, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Be under the direction of the Regional Director, Clinical Programs Services, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine and in collaboration with Disney Family Cancer Center (DFCC) physicians the Genetic Counselor.

  • Assess and counsel individuals and families regarding inherited cancer risk and risk management as well as participate in cancer genetics case conferences, community outreach events, medical staff and consumer education, collaborative research projects, program meetings, and program development.

  • Provide these services at DFCC, as well as service outreach clinics to other Providence Ministries both in person and through telemedicine.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling / Clinical Genetics

  • Experience providing genetic counseling and risk assessment

  • Genetic Counselor must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling

  • Must have a license from the California Department of Public Health to practice genetic counseling.

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Progeny pedigree database

  • Ability to effectively communicate genetic concepts of cancer risk information to patients, consumers, and healthcare providers

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 231519

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