Genetic Counselor I – Levine Cancer Institute Genetics

Company Name: Carolinas Healthcare

Location: Charlotte, NC, US - 28201

Job Duration: 2021-07-22 to 2021-08-21

Overview

Job Req ID: 841741

Position Number: 00156723

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Day shift, M-F, 40 hrs/week

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: LCI Genetics

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:  1021 Morehead Medical Dr, Ste 2300, Charlotte, NC 28204

Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.

 

 

Job Summary
Provides cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling to patients and their families. Implements clinical practice, research and education in the area of clinical cancer genetics.

Essential Functions

 

  • Assesses, plans, and manages medical, psychological and social problems for the patient population within Levine Cancer Institute.
  • Provides genetic counseling services both in-person and through virtual platforms.
  • Acts as liaison with health care professionals for inquiries and referrals.
  • Implements programs, policies and procedures within the area of human/clinical genetics.
  • Monitors and recommends integration of new technologies, theories, and resources.
  • Remains knowledgeable of community resources.
  • Maintains accurate case records and documents appropriately.
  • Recognizes and provides for cultural, language, and age-specific differences of patient/family.
  • Responds quickly to changes in patient and/or clinic conditions.

Physical Requirements
Walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 75 pounds in handling of patients and medical equipment and supplies. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, speech, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling or related field required. Certification or eligible for Board Certification as a Genetic Counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

 

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer