Jul 22, 2021

Cancer Genetic Counselor

  • BayCare Health System
  • Tampa, FL, USA

Job Description

Cancer Genetic Counselor(

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The Genetic Counselor assesses the possibility of an inherited familial disease occurring or recurring in a family utilizing medical history and data gathered from a patient's family health history. They incorporate their education regarding genetic transfer, laboratory testing and research data to help the patient in coping and adapting appropriately to the disease process. They help patients understand and come to terms with the significant impact of a genetically inherited disease, how it will affect them and their families. Required Education Master's in Genetic Counseling. Required Certification includes Genetic Counseling certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling or Board Certification Eligible within 6 months, in addition to having a Genetic Counseling license in the State of Florida. Required experience includes 2 years of Genetic Counseling.


Certifications and Licensures
RequiredReference summary for details

RequiredMaster'sReference summary for details

Required2 yearsReference summary for details

Specific Skills
RequiredWork independently
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
RequiredManagement skills
RequiredMedical terminology use and understanding
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills



Primary Location

: FL-Tampa-St. Joseph's Hospital
Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


: Days
Shift Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Weekend Work: None
On Call: No
Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME