This position will provide genetic counseling expertise in oncology though support of other subspecialties may be needed. In this role the genetic counselor will support the clinical, research, education, and training missions of the Departments of Medical and Molecular Genetics.
Master of Science degree in genetic counseling from a genetic counseling training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC).
Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or in active candidate status (so-called "board eligible") to sit for next offering of the ABGC board exam.
Counselor must pass the board exam within his or her first two attempts (i.e. within one year of graduation). Counselor must hold and maintain a valid genetic counseling license in Indiana, or hold a temporary license prior to ABGC certification, and maintain ABGC certification after passing their ABGC board exam.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Possess independent judgment, organization, analysis, problem-solving and prioritization abilities. Ability to carry out independent work and interact effectively with team members. Administrative/Management skills to implement a clinically-based program in early to mid -development. Basic understanding of research in the area of genomic medicine as it applies to clinical oncology. Knowledge of theories, principles, and application of human genetics in a clinical setting. Knowledge of counseling techniques. Familiarity with general indications, limitations and methodology of common tests used in the areas of cytogenetics, biochemical genetics and molecular genetics. Ability to develop, implement and manage projects. Strong analytical capabilities, sound judgment, diplomacy and a professional demeanor. Ability to establish relationships across professional disciplines.
Genetic counseling experience in cancer genetics.
Working Conditions / Demands
Sitting for long periods of time, standing and bending. Must be willing and able to talk on the telephone for extended periods of time.
Must be able to perform essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: HE
Job Function: Health Services
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