HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Cancer Genetic Counselor in Dallas, Texas
Cancer Genetic Counselor
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Weekdays from 9am-5pm (Flexible Schedule)
Location: Medical City Dallas Hospital
About Medical City Dallas:
Founded in 1974, Medical City Dallas Hospital is recognized for its state-of-the-art medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. Offering nearly 100 specialties, we are conveniently located in the heart of North Dallas, just 15 minutes from downtown Dallas and a short drive from North Dallas suburbs.
Our medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world’s best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400 in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs. We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference.
Genetic Counselor Job Description and Responsibilities :
Medical City Dallas Hospital is hiring a full-time Cancer Genetic Counselor to join our multidisciplinary oncology team. This genetic counselor will join our Cancer Genetics team consisting currently of one full-time genetic counselor, one part-time genetic counselor, and one full-time genetics assistant. Responsibilities include providing risk assessment, counseling, testing, and support for individuals and families with elevated cancer risk. The genetic counselors also participate in various hospital committees, attend and present at tumor conferences, and present to various cancer support groups. Genetic counselors also serve as an informational resource for the hospital and the physicians who practice here as well as all healthcare providers. While providing the highest quality patient care is our top priority, developing/presenting educational programs and participating in community outreach are also an integral and interesting aspect of this position.
Genetic Counselor Job Requirements Include : * Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling/Medical Genetics/Human Genetics from an ABGC–accredited program
Board-certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (board-eligible may also be considered with completion of board certification required within one year from start date)
At least one year of experience in cancer genetic counseling strongly preferred
Fluency in Spanish a plus
Title: Cancer Genetic Counselor
Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas
Requisition ID: 01505-90444