The Vanderbilt Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program is seeking three additional genetic counselors to join our growing program. Cancer genetic counselors will evaluate and order genetic tests for patients with or at risk for a variety of tumor types. The hereditary cancer clinics are located within the NCI designated Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
These positions will be 100% clinical with the following duties:
Cancer genetic counseling for both adult and pediatric patients
Develop an independent practice for patients at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes
Participate in relevant VICC tumor boards, including the Hereditary Oncology Personalized Evaluation (HOPE) molecular tumor board
Support education of students in the Masters of Genetic Counseling Program by supervising clinical rotations in cancer genetics
Support research and outreach efforts focused on inherited cancer predisposition
Interested candidates should contact Dr. Georgia Wiesner (email@example.com). Position is available immediately and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Essential requirements of the candidate include:
Completion of ABGC accredited (or equivalent) genetic counseling training program
“Board-Eligible” or Board Certified by ABGC(or equivalent)
Eligible for licensure by State of Tennessee
Strong academic performance
Strong interest in providing high level of clinical genetic counseling and testing for high risk patients. Both new grads or those with experience are welcomed to apply
Three references (one from training program director)
Internal Number: VUMC CC Genetic Counselor
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