Cancer Genetic Counselor (53342)

Stanford Health Care


2020-01-21 2020-02-20
counseling hospital

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**Cancer Genetic Counselor (53342)**

+ Job Type:Full Time

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Emeryville, CA

+ Req:53342

**Job Description**

Cancer Genetic Counselor

May float to other sites to include SBCC, RWC, Pleasanton

Department is open Monday - Friday

The Cancer Genetics and Genomics department at Stanford is seeking a genetic counselor for a full time position, 40 hours per week. The Stanford Cancer Genetics and Genomics group is a team of six cancer genetic counselors, four physicians and two physician assistants working at four Stanford clinics in the Bay Area. Our group focuses on clinical genetic counseling for patients seeking information about hereditary risk for cancer in their families. The genetic counselor who joins our group will see patients both independently and together with a physician or physician assistant to provide genetic counseling, coordinate genetic testing, and review and communicate genetic test results. This genetic counselor would also attend a weekly tumor board, participate in weekly genetic counselor meetings and take on clinical projects as needed. He or she may be expected to work at more than one location.

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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. - Master's degree in Clinical Genetic Counseling from an accredited program - Board eligible or certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics - California Genetic Counseling license or temporary license, or eligible for California license (to be obtained prior to beginning employment) - Excellent interpersonal communication skills and written skills. Experience in clinical cancer genetic counseling.

-Preferred 3 years of experience as a cancer genetic counselor.

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