Minnesota Oncology offers its employees an exciting, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. We are currently looking for an individual with passion for patient care and someone that can commit to personal accountability and integrity. An ideal candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to collaborate and work in a team based environment.
*This position will support Minnesota Oncology practice wide.*
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides genetic counseling to individuals with a family history of cancer, including information pertaining to risk factors, genetic concepts and inheritance.
Collects medical and family history from patients from a variety of sources including personal interviews, telephone screenings, medical records review and conferring with clinicians.
Develops detailed computerized models analyzing inheritance patterns to calculate and report cancer risks for individuals and families. From models, identifies at-risk individuals that may benefit from genetic screening, testing and/or counseling.
Coordinates genetic testing, including obtaining insurance authorizations and physician referrals. Schedules laboratory and related diagnostic testing. Reviews information with physicians, nurses, social workers and other clinicians and participates in the development of treatment plans as appropriate.
Provides long term follow up of patients as necessary and assists in patient referral process.
Maintains patient educational resources and literature. May prepare and present information to community groups.
Liaisons with patients participating in cancer genetics research studies. Recruits patients for participation in trials, obtains informed consent, collects participant medical history etc.
Ability to work independently but also has a strong, positive approach to teamwork
Strong Problem Solving Abilities
Ability to Multi-task
Master’s degree in Medical Genetics/Counseling including clinical experience from an accredited genetics counseling training program.
Oncology experience preferred.
Board certified (or eligibility for certification) from the American Board of Genetics Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance as well as Life Insurance. Benefits also include PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) eligibility after 6-months of service, Tuition Reimbursement, etc.
Internal Number: Admin-21-1
About Minnesota Oncology
Treating cancer takes a community.
Welcome to ours.
As the Twin Cities’ largest and most experienced cancer treatment provider, we know that treating cancer calls for more than compassion. It means giving our patients access to more than 100 cancer care experts, evidence-based treatment paths, 12 close-to-home locations and comprehensive services to support the whole person.
We are a community of care – dedicated to you.
For more than 25 years, Minnesota Oncology has defined a new standard of cancer treatment in the Twin Cities. Our independent, community-based model of cancer care means that patient-centered, evidence-based treatment is closer than ever.
We are world-class: We provide access to the latest evidence-based treatments, technology and trials administered by the area’s most experienced care providers
We are patient-centered: We offer unparalleled continuity of care delivered at a lower cost in 12 close-to-home locations—with 24/7 provider access.
We are physician-driven: Being an independent practice gives us the freedom to make the care decisions that benefit our patients and their families–not health systems.
Our full circle of care includes ac...cess to:
~ Pain Management
~ Nutrition Therapy
~ Social Work and Patient Advocacy
~ Medication Therapy Management
~ Clinical Pathways based on research evidence
~ Clinical Research Trials
~ Genetic Counseling and Risk Evaluation
~ Patient and Family Education and Support
~ Survivorship Program
~ Medical Oncology
~ Benign Hematology/Blood Problems
~ Radiation Oncology
~ Gynecologic Oncology & Surgery
~ Thoracic Surgery
~ Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery
~ Advance Care Planning
~ Remote symptom monitoring
~ Laboratory Services
~ Diagnostic Imaging
~ Oncology-specific Pharmacy
~ Care Coordinators
~ Palliative Care
We currently have more than 100 providers serving in 12 clinic locations across the Twin Cities area. Minnesota Oncology also provides you access to the latest clinical trials through our affiliation with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest cancer treatment and research networks.