Stamford Hospital is seeking a dynamic Genetic Counselor who is can function autonomously as well as part of a team! The ideal candidate is able to provide genetic consultations relating to hereditary cancer to individuals with a personal or family history of cancer and will participate in ongoing research projects. The Genetic Counselor is able to accurately and thoroughly complete a family genetic pedigree and detailed medical history. The individual is able to accurately perform a complete risk assessment, guidance about available testing and screening options This person Will skillfully provide genetic educational sessions to the medical students and/or the resident staff. The Genetic Counselor will supervise genetic counseling students and evaluate student performance if asked by any appropriate referral institution.
The ideal candidate must have:
-Bachelor’s degree is required -Master’s degree through a Genetic Counseling program is required -Board certified as a genetic counselor or board eligible is required -Licensed as a Genetic Counselor in the State of Connecticut -The individual must have successfully completed an accredited genetic counseling program -The individual must possess strong organizational and both written and verbal communication skills -Prior supervisory experience of clinical staff, non-clinical staff and students is preferred -The individual must be competent with computer hardware and software
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