Location: Fort Myers, FL Department: REGIONAL CANCER CENTER - ADMIN Categories: Professional Type: Full-Time Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Schedule: Days
Do you dream of waking up with sunshine streaming in your window? Spending weekends basking on the beach? Exploring nature preserves in your shorts? Welcome to our world! Lee Health is just minutes from some of the nation’s top rated beaches. Our great work environment and work life balance make this a great place to work and advance your career. In fact, this year our employee satisfaction ranked 97.9% in comparison with other health systems in the country!
About Us: Lee Health’s REGIONAL CANCER CENTER is EXPANDING due to population growth in our tropical paradise by the beaches! Every year since opening in 2008, the Regional Cancer Center has experienced double-digit growth. The five-year success rate for cancers diagnosed and managed within Lee Health exceeds national averages. To continue to provide high-quality comprehensive care in our growing community, Lee Health has begun a multi-million-dollar expansion of the Regional Cancer Center, including a 24,000-square-foot addition to the existing health center on Colonial Boulevard near I-75 in Fort Myers. The expansion is scheduled for completion by fall 2018 and will include space for cancer treatment research. Having most of the providers of cancer care and support in one facility has proven to be even more collaborative than expected. Lee Health also consists of four acute care hospitals, Rehabilitation Hospital, 57 physician offices and more. Lee Health is one of the largest public health systems in the USA that receives no direct tax support.
We are Caring People. Inspiring Health. That’s our promise, and it’s the cornerstone of our unique approach to delivering the highest quality care. Even better, you can experience all of this in a setting where your life beyond work is every bit as rich and satisfying as the career you build within it.
Why Lee Health?
Paid interviewing expenses, if eligible
Market competitive pay
Exceptional benefits package, including matching retirement
Relocation AND work commitment incentives, if eligible
Description: Provides education to the public and professionals regarding individual cancer risk screening. Provides direct risk assessments and counseling, maintains accurate referral resources for patients and families.
The Genetic Counselor will be responsible for:
Obtaining medical and family histories.
Facilitate genetic testing based on established criteria
Participate in Multidisciplinary conferences and clinics
Community education and outreach
Communicate risks to patients and physicians and recommend evidence-based surveillance based on testing results
Pre and Post-test counseling.
Staying current with research and evidence based recommendations
Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
Board certification as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
A minimum of three years of directly related experience, preferred.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is th...e fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.