$73,284 annually; Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
Provides genetic counseling and consulting services to patients at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and those referred to the Clinical Genetics Service; supports clinically-related genetics research; serves as an organization and community resource for aspects and issues related to human genetics. This position is in conjunction with the Clinical Genetics Service, including working with clinical and scientific departments across the Institute. The primary role of the Genetic Counselor will be providing genetic education, risk assessment, counseling, psycho-social support and follow up to individuals and families with cancer who may have inherited cancer susceptibility. As part of a multidisciplinary cancer genetics program the Genetic Counselor will identify families at risk for inherited cancer, interpret information about hereditary cancer, describe inheritance patterns and presents options for genetic testing and clinical surveillance with individuals and / or families. Additional responsibilities include providing educational seminars to professional and lay groups as requested and appropriate, and participating in clinical cancer genetics research development and implementation.
Applicants must be in possession of or eligibility for an American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counselors board certification in Genetic Counseling, Human Genetics or equivalent. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Genetics or a related field.
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