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Job: Genetic Counselor-Genetic Counseling-S

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Jobing Description

Facility: SHC Shea Medical Center, Scottsdale, AZ
Job Category: Professional
Department: Genetic Counseling-S
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Hours/PP: 80
Req #: 30268
Scottsdale Healthcare is renowned for world-class care that puts the individual first. We care for our patients as well as the people who work here by providing a culture of respect and compassion-plus fantastic quality-of- life features like on-site child care.

Expect world-class facilities, sophisticated technologies, and a strong mentorship culture. Because this is also a learning and teaching organization, we treat medically complex cases and utilize cutting-edge research. Get real experience, continuously learn, and do more with your career!

Led by a community-based board of directors, non-profit Scottsdale Healthcare is a vital part of the community serving beautiful Scottsdale, the Northeast Valley and beyond.

Scottsdale Healthcare is composed of two medical centers and a new community hospital, complete with outpatient centers, home health services, and a wide range of community health education and outreach programs. Our awards and designations range from Magnet status at our medical centers, to the 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, and the highest level of certification for a Level One trauma center.

Provides cancer genetic and psychosocial counseling to patients; serves as an educator, consultant and researcher in cancer genetic programs. Collaborate with other local and national cancer genetics programs and appropriate health care professionals to gain new insights, which enhance the services provided at the Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment and Cancer Prevention Program. Supervise genetic counseling students. Market and promote the Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment and Cancer Prevention Program . The staff member provides comprehensive care based on the principles of growth and development across the life span of patients served in his/her independent unit. Provision of care is given as described in the Scottsdale Healthcare Patient Care Policies and service or unit specific Department Operating Policies. The staff member provides first-line management of staff/resources during a designated time frame.

Skills / Requirements

Basic Education:
Masters degree in Genetic Counseling ASHG/ABGC certified or board eligible

Basic Experience:
1 Year Genetic Counseling


Tobacco-Free Hiring Policy
Beginning April 10, 2011, as part of its commitment to the health and well-being of our workforce and community, Scottsdale Healthcare will no longer hire or re-hire individuals who use tobacco.

On the online employment application form, all applicants will be asked if they use tobacco. All individuals who are offered a position with Scottsdale Healthcare are screened for tobacco use as part of the post-offer health assessment and screening.

Individuals whose screening results are verified positive for tobacco use will have their job offers withdrawn. Individuals whose job offers are withdrawn for tobacco may reapply for employment after 180 days.