HEREDITY/CA GENETICS PROG CRD - Genetic Counseling - Full Time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Torrey Pines

Date Posted: 2/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position reports to the Manager of Scripps Cancer Center, Stevens Division and will be responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating services and activities associated with the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Heredity and Cancer Genetics Program. . This position acts as a clinical liaison and communications link to physicians, office personnel, nursing staff, allied healthcare professionals and patients and their families. This position is responsible for maintaining quality standards for responsive service and professional documentation, maintaining current and accurate policies, procedures and practices, all in a manner which is consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of Scripps Memorial LaJolla. Responsibilities include providing cancer genetic counseling, coordination of genetic testing, interpretation of test results and making recommendations for patients & their family members regarding screening & management of cancer risks. Include physician in risk assessment, ordering appropriate testing & cancer screening/management recommendations.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: Graduate of an accredited Masters program in Genetic Counseling. Minimum of two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of heredity and cancer genetic services. General principles of hospital administration. General principles of hospital financial administration. Knowledge of professional standards and practice for areas of responsibility. Knowledge of research principles. Good organization, communication and planning skills. Demonstrates good leadership, decision-making and judgment skills. Must be flexible, innovative, and creative in planning and problem-solving Communicates, advises, writes and consults in a professional manner.

Required Certification/Registration: Board eligible or Board Certified with the Canadian Association of Genetic Counselors and/or the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:Program development and teaching experience preferred.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.