Genetics Counselor - Days - Kennestone - Marietta
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and
ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives.
The Genetic Couselor is responsible for providinge cancer risk
assessment and genetic counseling to a wide variety of patients in
a community hospital setting for WellStar Health System. This is a
clinical position requiring clinical experience, self-direction,
attention to detail and follow-up, and ability to communicate
effectively with staff, patients, families and the public. The
Genetic Counselor is academically and clinically prepared to
provide cancer risk assessment and genetic services to individuals,
families, healthcare professionals and the community. These
services include but are not limited to education and counseling
about the occurrence, risk of occurrence, genetic testing and
interpreting results for genetically influenced cancers. Reports to
Executive Director of the Cancer Program. Patient case studies
including cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling
recommendations to be reviewed at a multi-disciplinary
Here is some additional information about our genetic counseling
position that you will find outstanding:
- Wellstar Health System has the only comprehensive genetics
program in the State of Georgia
- Join a team of 5 additional board certified genetic
- Provide both in person and virtual appointments
- Patients are seen for a variety of indications including
oncology, cardiology, neurology, prenatal/preconception
- Supported by a team of staff including scheduler, genetic
counseling assistant, and clinical administrative assistant
- Provide patient focus care in a large metro Atlanta community
- Utilize EPIC to minimize administrative tasks
- Work along side a collaborative group of providers including
nurse navigators, social workers, clinical psychologist, and
dieticians Make a difference in patients' lives and your own! Here,
it's more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!
Required Minimum Education: Master s degree required. Graduate of
an accredited Genetic Counseling Program.
Required Minimum Certification: Board Certified or board eligible
by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of
Genetic Counselors or Advanced Practice in Nursing Genetics
Required Minimum Experience: No previous experience required.
Prefer exp as a genetic counselor in a large health system or
Required Minimum Skills: Self directed and able to communicate in a
culturally diverse environment. Extensive understanding of oncology
patient care. Proficient in review, analysis and maintenance of
medical records and other patient care information. Ability to
maintain strict confidentiality.
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