VCU Health System - MCV Physicians

Genetic Counselor (51681166)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 9/19/2019

Genetic Counselor

Full time 1: Days Masters degree is required

VCU Health System's Human Genetics is seeking a full time Genetic Counselor to provide genetic evaluation and counseling services to patients in your area of expertise, significant others and/or family members with, or at risk for, medical genetic disorders, within the broad specialities of prenatal, adult, pediatric and cancer. Serve as a consultant and educator for the physician practices, VCU Health system Clinic, and community partners. Recognize the need for professional growth and to take an active role in meeting educational needs. This position is based in Newport News, VA to provide Cancer Genetic Counseling. ResponsibilitiesPrioritizes and organizes patient care and ensures follow through with planned care.Utilizes resources and validates information to maintain standards of Clinical Practice.*If meets eligibility requirements, $7,500 sign-on bonus available* QualificationsRequiredMasters of Science in Genetic Counseling from an Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) accredited program or impending graduation. Clinical Rotations in Genetic counselingDemonstrated clinical, counseling, interpersonal, analytical, communication, presentation, and instructional skills.Demonstrated skills in patient assessment.Computer data entry skills and computer knowledge to include but not limited to Microsoft word, PowerPoint, excel, and electronic medical records required. Ability to successfully navigate and use electronic medical records.Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) certification or active candidate status.Ability to obtain a Virginia Genetic Counseling License. PreferredLicensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment including CPR, etc.:American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) certification or active candidate status.Experience preferred but new graduates will be considered. **Selected candidates will be placed into appropriate levels (Genetic Counselor I or Genetic Counselor II) for this position based on their experience and qualifications**

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Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Health Care
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