Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC) is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic genetic counselor to join our creative and collaborative team of seven Genetic Counselors. At RMCC we believe genetic counselors are a vital part of the medical team and provide an important service to our patients. We value personal and professional growth and encourage our genetic counselors to be creative thinkers and pave the way for the future of the profession. Our physicians have demonstrated a commitment to the genetic counseling team at RMCC by fostering the growth of our team, providing administrative support, and encouraging the publication of peer-reviewed literature and poster abstracts.
Provide genetic counseling to individuals with a personal and/or family history of cancer, including information pertaining to hereditary risk factors, genetic concepts and inheritance.
Collect medical and family history from patients from a variety of sources including personal interviews, telephone screenings, medical records review and conferring with clinicians.
Utilize computerized models analyzing inheritance patterns to calculate and report cancer risks for individuals and families. From models, identifies at risk individuals that may benefit from genetic screening, testing and/or counseling.
Coordinate genetic testing. Review information with physicians, nurses, social workers and other clinicians and participates in the development of treatment plans as appropriate.
Provide long term follow up of patients as necessary and assists in patient referral process.
Develop patient support and educational materials. May prepare and present information to community groups.
Liaison with patients participating in cancer genetics research studies. Recruit patients for participation in trials, obtains informed consent, collects participant medical history etc.
Support and adhere to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Masters degree in Medical Genetics/Counseling including clinical experience from an accredited genetics counseling training program.
Experienced genetic counselors and new graduates are encouraged to apply.
Board certified (or eligibility for certification) from the American Board of Genetics Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Requires vision and hearing corrected to normal ranges.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire
Internal Number: 91019
About Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
Comprehensive Care, Proven OutcomesRocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC) is Colorado’s largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care with 53 physicians, in more than 20 community-based locations across the state.Our history is rich in forward thinking and best practice development. We were formed in 1992 when a group of independent medical oncology practices joined together to become a network of community-based clinic sites. This practice model has stood the test of time and continues to have proven clinical and economic benefit for patients, employers and payers today.Why Choose UsRMCC provides a coordinated, strategic approach to cancer care, which promotes optimal patient outcomes and survivorship through evidence based measures. We are a physician led and owned practice and value the collaborative relationships we have built with other organizations and physicians in our community. As an additional strength we are part of The US Oncology Network (USON), one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based patient care.