St. Luke's Health System in Boise is seeking a Genetic Counselor to join our Laboratory Center of Excellence team in Genetic Test Utilization. This position will evaluate genetic test orders for appropriateness and sent to the correct genetic laboratory and work with all providers on orders and interpretation of genetic testing results.
Provides specialty consultation to healthcare staff, including physicians and other primary care providers. Serve as resource to physicians, hospital staff, and parents
Discusses prognosis and management options; explain disease signs and symptoms, probability of recurrence, prognosis, diagnostic methods and procedures, alternate courses of action and available options
Coordinates patient care with social services, clergy, healthcare providers and other resources based upon evaluation of individual patient needs
Compiles complete family history, obtain and review medical records, assess risk of genetic disease and provide grief and crisis counseling to individuals and/or families
Participates in partnerships, projects and strategic planning involving genetics across the Health System. Serves as resource to physicians, hospital staff, and parents
Documents care provided in the medical record
Provides community outreach, education, public policy advocacy and philanthropy for areas that genetics is involved in
Provides follow-up patient care
May perform duties to assure compliance with COC requirements
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Master's Degree from an accredited Genetic Counseling Program
Certified or Board eligible, licensure from the state of practice, or provisional license before hire date
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city--both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.
Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:
St. Luke's Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit Idaho.org
*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.