Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is recruiting a cancer genetic counselor to join our team in Atlanta, GA! The Cancer Genetics Program is made of 6 genetic counselors and 4 support staff members. New graduates are encouraged to apply.
Performs intake and assessment of patients having a hereditary condition or who are suspected of having one.
Obtains detailed patient and family historical medical data and interprets data obtained to determine possible a possible hereditary condition or syndrome.
Provides counseling to patient and family members about their risk of developing a hereditary condition based upon family and personal health history.
Obtains samples from the individual being tested, and ships these samples to the specified laboratory for analysis.
Responsible for the collection and dissemination of necessary forms for registration and insurance coverage.
Assists patients and their family in understanding the genetic basis of their hereditary condition and how it applies to their diagnosis.
Maintains and updates patient file.
Provides hereditary risk counseling to patient and family when results are received from the specified laboratory.
Communicates patient results and recommendations with referring physician and other health care providers as directed.
Assists with genetic counseling in remote sites as directed.
Master’s Degree from accredited Genetic Counseling training program (provisional accreditation acceptable/second year students in good standing may apply)
Licensed as a Genetic Counselor in the State of Georgia or valid Temporary License as a Genetic Counselor in the State of Georgia
Board certification in Genetic Counseling by the ABMG or ABGC.
Established leadership, management, and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to be highly motivated and work independently.
Internal Number: 796000
About Northside Hospital Cancer Institute
Since 1970, Northside Hospital has been providing exceptional quality care for millions of patients and families around Atlanta, GA. Today, Northside is among the city’s largest and most respected healthcare delivery systems. Northside is among Glassdoor’s “25 Hot Companies to Apply to Today.” State-of-the-art facilities and world-class, compassionate care are just the beginning of why top professionals in the Atlanta metro area choose us. We also offer professional development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, outstanding work/life balance, competitive benefits, rewards & bonus programs, benefits packages that can be customized to fit your needs, the most comprehensive retirement package in metro Atlanta, and remarkable patient satisfaction scores.