Genetic Counselor – Oncology

    Published
    November 5, 2019
    Location
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Category
    Job Type
    State
    Hawaii
    Region
    Southwest

    Description

    Full-Time
    Day
    Responsibilities

    I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provides advanced clinical genetics expertise, promoting high quality standards of care for clients.
    • Provides consultation and education services for health care providers and clients.
    • Acts as a facilitator regarding molecular and cytogenetic testing. Independently provides genetic counseling and referral services for individuals and families at risk for or diagnosed with a genetic disorder.
    • Demonstrates clinical expertise in problem-solving skills based on theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise.

    II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    • Essential: finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, lifting usual weight of 5 pounds, pushing/pulling usual weight of 50 pounds, carrying usual weight of 10 pounds.
    • Frequent: standing, walking, reaching above, at and below shoulder level, repetitive arm/hand motions.
    • Occasional: sitting, stooping/bending, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, squatting, twisting body, lifting and carrying weight up to 20 pounds, pushing/pulling weight up to 50 pounds, static gripping of an object for a prolonged period, frequent gripping of an object
    • Operates various office and audiovisual equipment.

    III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions.
    • Work environment may be stressful due to multiple requests/projects and priorities.

    IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
    • Master’s degree in genetic counseling from an accredited program.
    • Certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
    • Current certification in CPR at Healthcare Professional level.

    B. EXPERIENCE:
    • Two (2) years experience working in the field of genetics.
    • Prior Oncology experience preferred.
    • Prior clinical genetic specialist/administrative/teaching experience.

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