Essentia Health is currently looking for a Certified Genetic Counselor specializing in Oncology to support a genetic counseling program. An ideal candidate would also have some specialization in Maternal Fetal Medicine.
The Essentia Health Cancer Center in Fargo, North Dakota, and our regional centers in Detroit Lakes, Park Rapids, and Fosston, Minnesota and Jamestown, North Dakota, provide comprehensive and personalized care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, as well as a program accreditation as a breast program through the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, assuring that patients with breast cancer receive the highest standards of care.
This position provides opportunities to: work in a collaborative, supportive, and compassionate team environment, use telehealth technologies, and aid in the development of the genetic counselor program at Essentia Health.
Join a practice of 3 medical oncology physicians and 1 physician assistant and 2 radiation oncology physicians
Large referral base
Clinic hours: 8am-5pm
Home base located in the Essentia Health Cancer Center (with possibility of also providing services to maternal fetal medicine if able)
Essentia Health also provides medical oncology outreach – so there is the possibility to do telehealth visits to the surrounding rural communities
Centrally located on the border of North Dakota & Minnesota
3.5 hours west of Minneapolis/St. Paul
Fargo-Moorhead population: 225,000
Regional Service area consists of 27 clinics and 5 hospitals
Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program
Interest and specialization in cancer genetics and research
Specialization in Maternal Fetal genetics and research is a plus
Board certified or eligible for genetic counseling required. American Board of Genetic Counseling OR the American Board of Medical Genetics required
At least 1 year of previous experience preferred
ADDITIONAL SKILLS REQUIRED
Exceptional communication skills and ability to interpret and discuss genetic test procedures, results and genetic diseases in terms understandable by patients
Promote and maintain compatible working relationships among other personnel in the department and organization
Ability to work efficiently and accurately
Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
Internal Number: 111
About Essentia Health
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 15,000 employees, including more than 1,900 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people's lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Justice, Stewardship and Teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be "Here With You" in 15 hospitals, 75 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.