Based in the Genetics Counseling Department, the Genetic Counselor is responsible for providing genetic education, risk assessment, counseling, psychological support and follow up to individuals and families with cancer who may have inherited cancer susceptibility.
Provides services on a clinical basis and as part of research studies.
Identifies families at risk for inherited cancer, interprets information about hereditary cancer, describes inheritance patterns and presents options for genetic testing and clinical surveillance with individuals and/or families.
The Ideal Candidate:
Qualified Genetics professional who demonstrates a passion for our mission, and who takes pride in delivering world class care in a collaborative, learning environment.
The successful candidate will be a superior communicator, an engaged team member, and a knowledgeable, patient focused provider.
Provides genetic counseling as part of a multidisciplinary cancer genetics program.
Provides educational seminars to professional and lay groups as requested and appropriate.
Participates in clinical cancer genetics research development and implementation.
Credentials and Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling or related field is required.
Board eligible/Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling required.
One to three years' experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is desirable but not required.
Note: Bilingual (English / Spanish) a plus.
Additional Salary Information: It’s an exciting time to join Moffitt Cancer Center! Moffitt is a great place to work and offers a competitive benefits package. Through every stage of life and your career, Moffitt’s benefits can help meet the needs of you and your family.
The cost of health care can be a major burden. Moffitt pays the majority of our team members’ health care costs. Our medical and dental plans include comprehensive preventive benefit coverage at no cost to you. Team members can earn a wellness reward for completing wellness activities, such as an annual adult physical and an age-recommended cancer screening. Moffitt offers medical, dental, vision, financial protection, retirement, and lifestyle benefits.
Providing benefits that support you away from work is a key component of our benefit package. Benefits that can help with work/life balance include:
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Plan
On-site Child Development Center and back-up childcare
Rethink - support for families raising children with learning, social or developmental disabilities
Perks and concierge services, such as car detailing, notary service and gift shop discount
Our health and wellness programs are committed to helping you achieve your best health.
Internal Number: 42924
About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Cancer operates on fear. But cancer has one fear of its own: courage. At Moffitt Cancer Center we see that courage every day. And it inspires us to do things differently.
As Florida’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and one of only 30 leading cancer centers in the U.S. participating in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Moffitt is at the very forefront of cancer centers worldwide in pioneering advances like CAR T-cell therapy.
MISSION: To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer
VISION: To transform cancer care through service, science and partnership
Moffitt is committed to the health and safety of our patients. That’s why we think and act differently, matching the courage of our patients with the courage to boldly innovate, so we can save more lives by providing the best care today.
There’s a revolution happening in cancer research and treatment. And we won’t stop working to give everyone the options they need to #BeCourageous in the face of cancer.