Based in the Genetics Counseling Department, the Genetic Counselor is responsible for providing genetic education, risk assessment, counseling, psychological support and follow up to individuals and families with cancer who may have inherited cancer susceptibility.
Provides services on a clinical basis and as part of research studies.
Identifies families at risk for inherited cancer, interprets information about hereditary cancer, describes inheritance patterns and presents options for genetic testing and clinical surveillance with individuals and/or families.
The Ideal Candidate:
Qualified Genetics professional who demonstrates a passion for our mission, and who takes pride in delivering world class care in a collaborative, learning environment.
The successful candidate will be a superior communicator, an engaged team member, and a knowledgeable, patient focused provider.
Provides genetic counseling as part of a multidisciplinary cancer genetics program.
Provides educational seminars to professional and lay groups as requested and appropriate.
Participates in clinical cancer genetics research development and implementation.
Credentials and Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling or related field.
Board eligible/Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
One to three years' experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is desirable but not required.
Note: Bilingual (English / Spanish) a plus.
Internal Number: 38392
About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Moffitt is the only NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center based in the state of Florida. This coveted distinction, given to only 50 centers in the country, recognizes Moffitt as one of the top institutions developing and translating scientific discoveries into new and promising treatments for cancer patients. Moffitt Cancer Center has made a lasting commitment to the prevention and cure of cancer, working tirelessly in the areas of patient care, research and education to advance one step further in fighting this disease.