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Genetic Counselor

Requisition #

51205BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-Jan-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

Oncology Genetic Counselors

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 51205
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills by providing a process for assessment of individuals and their families at risk for hereditary cancers

  • Provides education for individuals and families related to cancer risk and options available for screening and prevention

  • Supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the system hospital, program, and department and through own behavior, leads and motivates others to do so

  • Participates in growth and self-development activities to enhance the role

  • Promotes cohesiveness and peer support among staff and program colleagues

  • Utilizes assessment process to provide safe, effective, quality patient care

  • Develops an individualized education plan to achieve identified learning needs

  • Advocates for patient/family

  • Demonstrates a customer service approach in interactions with others

  • Participates in quality improvement activities to evaluate and improve patient care

  • Utilizes resources effectively and efficiently

  • Provides leadership in program development, program marketing, and education

Education

  • Evidence of graduation from an education program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) or its predecessor
  • A valid and current certification issued by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics as a certified genetic counselor,

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Experience in cancer genetics counseling preferred
Skills
  • Strong knowledge base in genetics counseling
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to establish effective relationships with health care team members
  • Skillful in teaching others
Licensure/Certifications
  • A valid and current certification issued by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics as a certified genetic counselor
  • License to practice as a Genetic Counselor in the state of Minnesota

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours a week
  • Day shifts (Monday - Friday)
  • No weekends currently
  • Non-contract
  • Benefit eligible

*** Position to include Minneapolis metro area Allina Hospital(s) and teleheath

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

51205BR
Advanced Practitioner/Provider