Maimonides Medical Center is an award winning full service academic medical center serving the healthcare needs of the 2.5 million residents of Brooklyn – New York City’s largest borough.
We are currently seeking a full time Genetics Counselor to educate oncology and community healthcare providers about cancer genetics, hereditary cancer syndromes and appropriate referrals; facilitate patient support groups; organize patient educational seminars and conferences and creating patient-oriented materials regarding cancer genetics; teach genetics classes for genetic counseling students and medical students; clinically supervise genetic counseling interns, medical students and genetics fellows; communicate with media and outside organizations regarding cancer genetics, hereditary cancer syndromes and genetic counseling services; aide in clinical research studies on hereditary cancer syndromes and/or cancer prevention; and submit data for abstracts or presentation at major genetics and/or oncology meetings and/or submit manuscripts for publication.
Qualified candidates must have graduated from an ABGC-accredited Master’s program in Genetic Counseling or equivalent and be board certified/eligible; must have the ability to tailor, translate and communicate complex information for a broad range of audiences (in both oral and written format); work in a collaborative environment with other members of the Center for Cancer Genetics & Prevention team; provide genetic counseling through the collection of family history, assessment and evaluation of histories, knowledge of genetics and appropriate testing, and psychosocial support; have knowledge of major hereditary cancer syndromes, cancer genetics and cancer risk assessment tools; whole genome analysis and personalized genomic medicine; and pedigree standards and specialized pedigree-drawing software will be essential; and have strong research and interpersonal skills, as well as emotional awareness.
We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Please email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE