Opportunity to work with an excellent staff that includes a genetic counselor with 5+ years' expereince, administrative assistant, and genetic counselor extender
Opportunity to work remotely and utilize telemedicine capabilities on a PRN basis
Receive reimbursement for conferences, CEU's, and maintenance fees for licensing/certification
Be instrumental in growing the program by extending our services to other WellSpan locations, education of providers and the community, and create high risk programs.
Under general supervision, provides genetic counseling to high risk patients and their families.
Duties and Responisbilities
In cooperation with the physician, provides oncologic genetic counseling to high risk patients and their families.
Investigates family history, interprets information concerning genetic disorders, explains risks inherent to discovered genetic abnormalities and pedigree analysis.
Provides crisis intervention regarding results of genetic testingServes as an educational resource on genetics and genetic counseling.
Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department
Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
Schedules and monitors appointments.
Attends meetings as required.
1 - 2 years (new graduates will be considered)
Min Field Of Expertise: Genetic counseling
Req Cert/Registration: Certification with the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC); Current Pennsylvania Genetic Counselor License; FBI/Act 73 Child Abuse Clearance, PA Child Line Child Abuse Clearance, PA Criminal Record Check
Master's Degree from an accredited genetic counseling training program
Required: Must live within 1 hour of South Central Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 56292
About WellSpan Health
Working as one, we are improving the health of our communities.
WellSpan Health is a nationally recognized, integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Our organization comprises:
More than 20,000 employees
200 patient-care locations
Eight respected hospitals serving York, Adams, Lebanon, Lancaster and Franklin counties
A multispecialty medical group that employs more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers
The Joint Commission-accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center
Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center
Level 3 NICU (WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital)
Comprehensive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center (MBSAQIP-accredited)
Central Pennsylvania's most comprehensive behavioral health organization (one of the largest in the country)
A home care organization
As a mission-driven and physician-led organization, we are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of physicians, advanced practice providers and leaders. Our continued commitment to that mission has led to ...numerous distinctions and recognition's for our hospitals and facilities.
As a nonprofit, we reinvest in our communities to improve the health and wellness of our patients, as well as those who call central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland home. We also invest heavily in our employees—providing them with new and innovative technologies and treatments, and helping them advance their careers through peer learning, mentorship, cross-training, continuing education and tuition reimbursement. We strive to make life better for our patients, our staff and our communities.
WellSpan Health's service area is made up of a diverse mix of welcoming communities that you will love to call home.
Central Pennsylvania offers an idyllic blend of small cities and towns—including Lancaster, York, Gettysburg, Lebanon, Chambersburg and Waynesboro—surrounded by welcoming suburban neighborhoods and pristine rolling countryside. Our communities are conveniently situated within a short drive of major cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., as well as Pennsylvania's scenic Pocono Mountains to the north.
Here you'll find affordable home prices and living costs. Plus, there's an outstanding selection of schools, nearby colleges and universities. The area abounds with recreation and activities, including the famous Hersheypark and ZooAmerica and historic Gettysburg National Military Park; numerous state parks that offer hiking, mountain biking and kayaking; and charming river towns featuring great restaurants, museums, shopping, antiquing and more. Air, rail and public transportation links are also very reliable.
You'll feel right at home in our region. And, with so many places in which to live and practice, you're sure to find a WellSpan career that's a perfect match for you and your lifestyle.
Diversity & Inclusion at WellSpan
Welcome. Respect. Value.
Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.
WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.