Genetic Counselor - Apple Hill Suite - (full-time) - Days

WellSpan Health Services

Genetic Counselor - Apple Hill Suite - (full-time) - Days

York, PA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Under general supervision, provides oncologic genetic counseling to high risk patients and their families.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1 In cooperation with the physician, provides oncologic genetic counseling to high risk patients and their families.

    2 Investigates family history, interprets information concerning genetic disorders, explains risks inherent to discovered genetic abnormalities and pedigree analysis.

    3 Provides crisis intervention regarding results of genetic testing.

    4 Serves as an educational resource on genetics and genetic counseling.

    Required Skills Required Experience

    MINIMUM EDUCATION:

    Master's Degree

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

    2 - 3 years (Accepting New Graduates)

    MINIMUM FIELD OF EXPERTISE:

    Genetic counseling

    REQUIRED CERT/REGISTRATION:

    Certified by American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counseling; Licensed to practice genetic counseling in Pennsylvania