Oncology Genetics Counselor

Organization: 
The University of Arizona Health Network
Job Location: 
North Campus Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ
Salary: 
DOE + $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job Description: 

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is one of 41 nationally recognized NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. This designation reflects the commitment of the faculty to discover advances in cancer treatment. As a result, our patients receive comprehensive oncology services and access to clinical trials at our clinics on the North campus and Orange Grove campus. Patients treated here receive the highest-quality outpatient treatment, lab services and ongoing care.

Patients at The University of Arizona Cancer Center are treated in one or more of our multidisciplinary clinics. Each multidisciplinary team consists of physicians and health care professionals, such as medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists, social workers, genetic counselors and more, who are experts in their specialties. This multidisciplinary approach means our patients get the best treatment possible: treatment tailored to them.

Position Summary:
The Senior Genetic Counselor is responsible for coordinating all activities related to cancer susceptibility counseling. These activities include (1) developing, implementing, and evaluating cancer susceptibility counseling, screening, testing, and follow-up protocols for specific patient populations as part of the Cancer Risk Assessment Service, and (2) providing risk assessment, counseling, ongoing information, and support to patients with potential cancer hereditary risk factors.

Requirements: 

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree in genetic counseling.

Preferred Qualifications:
Certification by the National Society of Genetic Counselors; 3 years’ experience.

*Experience preferred but, candidates with internship experience in Oncology will be considered.

Contact Information: 

Victoria Buckner
Talent Acquisition Specialist
The University of Arizona Health Network
520-694-4718
victoria.buckner@uahealth.com
http://www.uahealth.com/careers

About Our Organization: 

At The University of Arizona Health Network, you will find an environment like no other. Our culture of excellence promotes continuous learning, total collaboration, growth and innovation. To continue our reputation for excellence, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the most skilled and caring professionals in the industry. The University of Arizona Health Network believes in the importance of investing in our employees. We offer a competitive salary and a generous array of benefits. We take exceptional pride in the challenging and rewarding career paths we offer our employees, as well as the educational opportunities available to them. The University of Arizona Health Network is proudly ranked as the third largest private employer in Southern Arizona. The key to our success is the dedication of our 6,000 staff members in our mission of advancing health and wellness through education, research and patient care.