Genetic Counselor

Oncology Serv Line Admin - 206302 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time


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Description

  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Genetic Counselor provides genetic counseling and education to individuals and families at risk for hereditary disorders. Obtains and analyzes family medical history to identify patients at risk for specific disorders or syndromes; recommends genetic testing as warranted and counsels patients on test results, treatment and alternative coping methods. May provide crisis intervention as needed.

What You Will Bring:

Education

Masters required
Must successfully complete orientation examinations and competencies, if applicable, within three months of hire.


Certification & Licensures
Licensed to practice as Genetic Counselor in the State of Virginia required
National Genetic Counselor certification required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
*New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Computer skills (i.e. software applications for documentation, data collection, and outcome measurement) required
Knowledgeable in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development required
Competent to provide assessment, care and treatment appropriate to the age group of patients served required

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Exempt

Grade
120

Physical Demands
18 A Mental Health Associate, Counsellor, Therapist