Swedish Health Services Genetic Counselor in Seattle, Washington
Genetic Counselor - Issaquah, WA
Counsels patients at risk for hereditary cancer. Acts as a consultant/resource for patients and physicians.
Reviews patient’s family history and explains hereditary risks; counsels regarding cancer and related hereditary risk factors.
Advises patients of screening procedures and prevention strategies.
Provides health care providers with referral information and discussion about hereditary cancers and diagnostic testing.
Provides genetic counseling for breast cancer, colon cancer, and other hereditary cancers.
Coordinates genetic tests with other centers and labs as necessary.
Provides follow-up to referring physicians and patients regarding test results, summaries of consultation sessions, and appropriate recommendations.
Provides community education about genetic counseling and related information.
Engages and participates in departmental research as appropriate.
Performs miscellaneous administrative paperwork.
Works as a team member with physicians, nurses, social workers, other genetic counselors, and office staff.
Works within budgetary constraints.
Master's Degree from a genetic counseling training program approved by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Well rounded experience dealing with genetic disorders including: cancer risk assessment; ordering and interpreting genetic test results; and providing psychosocial assessment and support.
Required upon hire: Washington Genetic Counselor License
- 1 year experience working with patients at risk for hereditary cancer.
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Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish, named a LinkedIn Top Company to grow your career, employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond.
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Requsition ID: 131630
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 3901 SFH SCI PROF SVCS
Address: WA Seattle 1221 Madison
Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.