We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
This position is Full-time, 80 hours/pay period (biweekly). Day shift.
Summary – Genetic Counselor, Oncology
Provides genetic counseling to patients with a medical or family history of cancer and/or genetic disease and coordinates program services
Collects, reviews and interprets family/medical histories, medical records, test results, and other relevant/necessary information.
Coordinates testing and communicates results to referring healthcare provider.
Develops genetic counseling plans, including risk assessment, referrals, education, life planning options, and treatment options.
Provides counseling and education to patients and their families.
Identifies and provides referrals for testing, treatment, support, and advocacy.
Researches, maintains, and applies knowledge of trends and developments in genetic disease research, testing, and treatment.
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling.
Certified as a Genetic Counselor (CGC) by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within 1 year of hire.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.
Internal Number: 1412
At UCHealth, we exist to help our patients live extraordinary lives. That’s why we’re just as committed to your health as we are to your healing. Just as dedicated to the pursuit of your staying well as we are to the pursuit of your getting well. And just as passionate about helping you enjoy the life you live outside our walls – as much as you do the time spent with us.