Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Clinical Support
Department:
447502 Personalized Medicine Ctr-Cler
Shift Hours / Days:
Mon-Fri Days
Hours / Pay Period:

Genetic Counselor in Newnan, GA

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

 

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market.  We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

 

Position Overview

The genetic counselor works with the care team(s) to identify patients who may be candidates for cancer genetic testing. Meet with patients and family members to educate and counsel them on the role of genes and heredity in the development of cancer.  Discuss the risks and benefits of genetic testing. Determine coverage of testing from the insurance provider (when applicable).  Work in collaboration with the physician to discuss test results and medical recommendations. Provide education and in-service training as needed.

 

Key Position Qualifications

  • Masters of Science degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics from an accredited program

  • Board Certified or Eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, with continued employment contingent on passing certification exam within a six months of start date. Cancer Treatment Centers of America will help with obtaining licensure.

  • Licensure, full or temporary (prior to passing ABGC certification exam), in Illinois, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania and other states as directed by Manager/supervisor. CTCA will help obtian licenseure in IL, OK and PA.

     

     

    The Best Place to Work

    We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals, and corporate entities, earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

     

    Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

    We select people with talent—people who value working with others and thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient. Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? If so, we hope you begin the application process, today.