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2209532 Professional Virginia Beach VA AVA Search Group, LLC

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Company Name: AVA Search Group, LLC
Recruiter Name: Adrienne Archer
Contact Phone: 800-980-6237

Job Title: Genetics Counselor

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Professional - Genetics Counselor

Ready for a great opportunity with a growing program? Busy Oncology practice is seeking a Genetics Counselor to join their team.

Located in the Virginia Beach and Norfolk area.

Candidate Qualifications:

Masters’ Degree in Medical Genetics|Counseling
Clinical experience (experience or part of your training program)
Oncology experience preferred
Board certified or eligible for certification from the ABGC or ABMGG
Will consider a new graduate

Your day will include:

Some travel between sites within the area
Provide genetic counseling to patients with a family history of cancer, including information pertaining to risk factors, genetic concepts and inheritance
Collect medical and family history from the patient and various other sources via personal interviews, telephone screenings, medical records review and conferring with clinicians
Develop 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
Coordinate genetic testing and lab and related diagnostic testing.
Coordinate and review information with physicians, nurses, social workers and other clinicians and participates in the development of treatment plans as appropriate.
Provide long term follow up of patients as necessary and assists in patient referral process.
Liaison with patients participating in cancer genetics research studies.
Recruit patients for participation in trials, obtains informed consent, collects participant medical history etc.

Competitive salary and benefits


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