We are currently seeking a full-time Genetic Counselor at a very busy and growing private practice oncology clinic. The primary purpose of the Oncology Genetic Counselor is to provide genetic counseling for individuals and family members suspected to have an inherited predisposition to cancer.
To be successful in this position one must have the ability to multitask various patients at one time. You must be detail-oriented, organized and goal-oriented. You must also be team-focused and work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, one other Certified Genetic Counselor, and additional allied health professionals. Additionally, you must be thoughtful, compassionate and have the ability to speak to patients on their level when delivering genetic test results.
This position is based at Clearview Cancer Institute in Huntsville with regular travel required to surrounding area clinics located in Decatur, Florence and Cullman, Alabama.
JOB SPECIFIC TASKS
Provides clinical genetic counseling for patients seen at locations in Huntsville, Decatur, Florence and Cullman.
Communicates complex genetics and genomics concepts in a concise and understandable manner, both in written text and in conversation.
Reviews, approves and interprets genetic laboratory results.
Attends clinical and research conferences.
Reads scientific literature to keep abreast of technological advances and current genetic research findings.
Manages multiple projects, timelines and deadlines
Willing to comply with Clearview Cancer Institute policies and procedures
Able to be at work regularly and on time.
Must be familiar with various genetic tests and laboratories.
Must be willing to educate both medical and community groups.
ABOUT THE AREA
Huntsville, Alabama, also known as Rocket City, is the site of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, the Havoc Hockey Team, Bridge Street Town Centre, Botanical Gardens, Monte Sano State Park, and many options for local fare. While Huntsville may be a smaller city, it is rich in history and growing exponentially. This illustrious hub of progress and innovation is a prominent cultural and technological center in North Alabama. Huntsville prides itself in the arts, scientific development, economic strength, community engagement, resourcefulness, progress, and quality of life. With everything from craft breweries to farmer’s markets, you’ll never run out of fun and exciting activities in this up-and-coming gem located in the heart of the South.
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited genetic counseling graduate program
Board Eligible or Board Certified by American Board of Genetic Counseling
Experience preferred, new graduates welcome and encouraged to apply
Valid Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation
Ability to pass a background check
Internal Number: 18428
About Clearview Cancer Institute
Clearview Cancer Institute: where innovative treatment and compassionate care intersect to become the region's leading cancer center. Clearview Cancer Institute is committed to providing cutting edge quality and comprehensive care. We leverage our amazing staff, technology, and experience to achieve the best outcome possible. Our oncologists will combine their knowledge, skills, and years of experience to develop a plan specifically for you.