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Genetic Counselor – Cancer Program
Full-Time – 8 Hour - Days
Walnut Creek, California
The John Muir Cancer Institute Genetic Counselor provide information and support to families who have members affected with familial cancers, are themselves affected with familial cancers or who may be at risk for familial cancer. The Genetic Counselor identifies families at risk, investigates the problem or disease present in the family, interprets information about the disorder, and analyzes inheritance patterns and risks of recurrence and reviews available options with the family. The Genetic Counselor also provides supportive counseling to families, serves as a patient advocate, and refers individuals and families to community and state supportive services when indicated. The Genetic Counselor serves as an educator and resource person for other health care professionals and for the general public. The Genetic Counselor is accountable for administrative functions of the Cancer Genetics Counseling service as they pertain to her own patients. In partnership with the Senior Genetic Counselor and the Genetic Counseling Clerk, the Genetic Counselor assists in managing the flow of patients through the Genetic Counseling service.
Master's Degree - Genetic Counseling Required
GC Genetic Counselor License - California Department of Public Health Required or
Genetic Counselor certification - ABGC American Board of Genetic Counseling, Inc. Required or Board Eligible
John Muir Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care organization. It includes John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek (554-bed acute care facility) , which serves as Contra Costa County's only designated trauma center and John Muir Medical Center, Concord (245-bed acute care facility).Together, they are recognized as top centers for neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer care, cardiovascular care and high-risk obstetrics. Other areas of specialty include general surgery, robotic surgery, weight-loss surgery, rehabilitation and critical care. John Muir Health also offers complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at our Behavioral Health Center (73-bed fully accredited psychiatric hospital) located in Concord. In addition, John Muir Health provides a number of primary care and outpatient services throughout the community and urgent care centers in Brentwood, Concord, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.
John Muir Health is a collaborative, patient-centered health care environment; listening, explaining and working together as a team, to help patients achieve their optimal health. We recognize those who exemplify excellence and reward them for contributing to our collective success. From individual to department to spontaneous recognition, Employee Suggestion Program rewards, Employee Success Sharing Program, and many more, we find unique ways to thank our employees for the outstanding efforts they make every day. Competitive salary and benefit package available.
All hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, a national surveyor of quality patient care. John Muir Health is an equal opportunity employer.