GENETIC COUNSELOR - BAYCARE GENETIC COUNSELING

Employer
Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Oct 05, 2016
Closes
Nov 12, 2016
Ref
147497.2
Industry
Healthcare
Category
Healthcare

GENETIC COUNSELOR - BAYCARE GENETIC COUNSELING(

Job Number: 147497)

Description

The Genetic Counselor assesses the possibility of an inherited familial disease occurring or recurring in a family utilizing medical history and data gathered from a patient's family health history. They incorporate their education regarding genetic transfer; laboratory testing and research data to help the patient in coping and adapting appropriately to the disease process. They help patients understand and come to terms with the significant impact of a genetically inherited disease; how it will affect them and their families.

Qualifications

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Genetic Counseling or Board certification eligible within 6 months

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

Master's in Genetic Counseling

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Two years in genetic counseling

PREFERRED LICENSURE:

FL Genetic Counseling

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

Customer service skills; written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to work independently; ability to work with a team; critical thinking; organizational skills; computer skills; knowledge of regulatory requirements; management skills; medical terminology use and understanding

Organization: 0020-BAYCARE HEALTH SYSTEM

Primary Location: FL-Tampa-St. Joseph's HospitalSchedule: Varies

Shift: DaysShift Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekend Work: Occasional

On Call: No