Genetic Counselor

Job Number 58364
Posted 3/15/2019
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Pediatric OP Specialty
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day/Evening
Hours 8-5
Job Details POSITION SUMMARY: Provision of genetic counseling service in both traditional clinical genetics and cancer risk genetics service line - assessment, development of pedigree, identification and coordination of testing including prior authorization, report production, pre and posttest counseling, communication with referring providers, and community education.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Master's degree in Genetic Counseling or related field with experience in Clinical Genetics.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Experience in clinical genetics (may include internship).

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One year professional experience in busy practice across clinical and cancer genetic service line

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: Organizational and interpersonal skills, public speaking experience, solid written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of computer, ability to work with a wide range of professionals and family; flexibility.

OTHER SKILLS PREFERED: Functional computer literacy - including software packages like Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Visual and verbal acuity, keyboarding. Ability to speak, write and understand English.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: General office environment.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.