The Department of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is seeking outstanding applicants to fill a Medical Oncology Genetic Counselor position at Los Angeles County (LAC) + USC Medical Center.
This position is a unique opportunity to work in the academic setting with an experienced and motivated team to address disparities in genetics. LAC+USC is one of the largest public hospitals in the country and a leading teaching hospital. The patient population reflects the diversity of Los Angeles County and this genetic counselor will provide compassionate and culturally informed genetic counseling. In addition, as the majority of patients seen are non-English, primarily Spanish-speaking, they will have the opportunity to develop and hone counseling skills in other languages and develop linguistically and literacy appropriate materials.
The genetic counselor will work in collaboration with a growing team of other genetic counselors, physicians, and researchers at the University of Southern California and the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. The clinical genetic counseling responsibilities of this position include the full spectrum of clinical cancer genetic counseling activities to facilitate genetic testing and risk assessment in cancer patients and their family members. As an integral part of the research team, the genetic counselor will formulate and support research activities related to the fields of genetic counseling, cancer genetics and genomics, and precision oncology. The genetic counselor will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of research including project formulation, grant submission, data analysis, and manuscript preparation.
MS Genetic Counseling, ABGC Board certified/ eligible, California GC License.
Fluency in Spanish preferred and highly desired
New graduates welcome to apply
Additional Salary Information: USC offers a competitive salary and benefits package
Internal Number: REQ20080925
About University of Southern California
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. As a member of the USC team, you will help build upon the university’s exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package, outstanding retirement benefits, and generous educational benefits. The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.