Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has an immediate full time opening for a genetic counselor to join our vast team of physicians and currently one other certified genetic counselor. The role of genetic counselors will become even more prominent as we continue to strengthen and grow our Genetic Counseling department. Genetic counselors within Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers provide education, risk assessment, counseling, support, and follow-up to individuals and families who have or may have an inherited cancer susceptibility. The genetic counselor will work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of our interdisciplinary team to provide professional genetic counseling services.
Educates patients and their families on potential inherited cancer risks by:
Obtaining and examining personal and family medical histories
Constructing family histories in pedigree format
Providing risk assessment on likelihood of an inherited cancer susceptibility
Discussion of genetic diseases as they relate to oncology
Coordinating and interpreting genetic testing for patients and families
Provides supportive guidance and resources to patients and their families to help them make informed decisions about their health
Acts as a genetic consultant for a large team of physicians and recommends appropriate tests, helps identify high risk patients, and communicates any necessary management recommendations to the clinical team
Remains up to date on current advances in the field of genetics and genetic counseling as it pertains to oncology
Performs other duties including but not limited to: dictating, creating patient education materials, writing patient letters, and attending various marketing events
Ability to work efficiently, accurately, and independently with excellent time management and organizational skills
Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Please fax your CV in confidence with a letter of interest to Rhonda Joplin at (480) 874-7371 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Education and Certification:
Master’s Degree in Human or Medical Genetics or Genetic Counseling
Board certified or eligible for certification as Genetic Counselor by American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counseling
Open to New Graduates and Experienced Genetic Counselors
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Internal Number: IWP001
About Ironwood Physicians, PC
Ironwood Physicians PC is a large multi-site, multi-disciplinary group located in the East Valley, North Scottsdale, and West Valley areas of Phoenix. Our well diversified practice provides medical oncology, radiation oncology, integrative oncology, gynecologic oncology, breast surgery, diagnostics (PET/CT), clinical research trials, and urology services. Our state-of-the-art-centers are patient focused and possess the highest quality equipment, delivering care in an integrated setting.
Our 5 comprehensive centers support 38 medical oncologists and 11 radiation oncologists. Our Women’s Centers support 8 breast surgeons and 3 gynecologic oncologists. Located in beautiful suburban Phoenix area, which has a full cadre of support facilities, excellent consultants, friendly community and dedicated, well-trained associates.