Genetic Counselor, Miami Cancer Institute, FT, 8:00A-4:30P-108155
Responsible for the delivery of clinical services for individuals (affected or unaffected with cancer) who are at risk for, or diagnosed with, inherited cancer predisposition. This process involves: collecting family and medical history targeted to cancer risk assessment, facilitating genetic testing, evaluating and interpreting genetic test results, identifying at-risk family members, formulating strategies for individuals to cope with and manage inherited cancer risk, preparing documentation for referring physicians and patients, reviewing available options for risk reduction, surveillance and community resources, providing longitudinal follow-up. The genetic counselor educates patients, Miami Cancer Institute clinicians and the larger community about the evaluation and management of inherited cancer predisposition.
Additional Qualifications: Masters degree in Genetic Counseling from a genetic counseling program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Board eligible or certified status by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC). Previous experience in genetic counseling. Familiarity with cancer genetics and molecular diagnoses.
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2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 108155
About Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida
Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, is fast developing into a world-class destination for advanced cancer care and clinical research, with state-of-the art technology that includes the first ever proton therapy treatment rooms in the region.