Genetic Counselor AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Overland Park, KS
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
Employee Referral Program
Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days – Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs patient cancer and genetic risk assessment and initiates counseling as appropriate
Develops genetic counseling service at Shawnee Mission Health
Will assist in accreditation programs for SMH including NAPBC and Commission on Cancer
Time may eventually be spent at Overland Park and Lenexa campuses
Provides coordination of genetic counseling services to these hospitals and initiates genetics counseling programs at these hospitals and others as needed
Conducts presentations and education sessions
Develops strategic ventures with marketing to grow oncology programs including breast and colon in Community Outreach events
Conducts genetic counseling services to the Kansas City area
Participates and supports other Oncology departmental activities
Collaborates with breast surgeon to design and coordinate Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic
Aids in the coordination, risk assessment, and genetic testing of patients seen in the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic
What You Will Need:
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling certified program
1-3 years of experience working in a cancer genetic counseling setting
Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
Responsible for cancer genetic counseling services for Shawnee Mission Health. Genetic counseling services will include coordinating a Hereditary Cancer Clinic and Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic as well as participating in a Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic and High-Risk Breast Cancer Clinic. This role will function as consultant and coordinator for genetic counseling services for all Shawnee Mission Health physicians. This position is also responsible for strategic planning and developing marketing opportunities and education to the public, including outreach programs and consultative services to area physicians.
The genetic counselor is responsible for all genetic counseling services which include assessment of patients at risk for hereditary cancer predisposition and other genetic conditions, pedigree analysis, assessment for genetic and genomic testing, counseling on outcomes of testing, and hereditary cancer/genetic and genomic education for staff and the general public across the life span continuum.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth is a faith-based health care organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, AdventHealth's nearly 77,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient. With 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states, AdventHealth facilities incorporate the latest technological advancements and clinical research to serve more than 4.7 million patients annually. The full continuum of integrated care also includes urgent care centers, home health and hospice agencies, and skilled nursing facilities. Each AdventHealth facility operates independently in delivering care and services to best meet the needs of the local communities they serve. While each entity is unique, all remain united in one mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.