GENETICS COUNSELOR I - GENETICS COUNSELING Job at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
  • Newport Beach, CA

Job Description

Salary Range:  $39.2400 - $60.3400 /hour. Actual compensation may vary based on geographic location, work experience, skill level, and education.


The Genetic Counselor I (GC I), collects and analyzes medical and family histories, evaluates scientific literature, provides education, and explains hereditary and cancer risks and options for genetic testing (GT) for basic cancer referral indications. The GCI coordinates appropriate GT, analyzes results, and provides written consultation summary reports (requiring minimal correction) to patients, physicians, and electronic medical records. The Genetics Counselor performs the psychosocial assessment and provides support as needed.

The GCI reviews GC reports for team members for basic cancer referral indications, participates in case of conferences as assigned, and attends Molecular Tumor Board and program meetings. 

The GCI may attend Precision Medicine team meetings and may participate in the identification of process improvements, research topics, and the creation of department goals. Under supervision, the GCI may provide community education and internal marketing. The GC I refers all programmatic questions and issues to the GC supervisor. 

Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accredited program
  • Must have solid psychosocial assessment skills
  • Knowledge of cancer and how it impacts patient and family functioning
  • Ability to interface with all customer levels (physicians, Organizational staff, insurance companies, patients, and family members)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, plus healthcare database systems


License Required

  • State of California Genetic Counselor License


License Required

  • State of California Genetic Counselor License

Hoag is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Hoag is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Hoag hires a diverse group of people in a manner that allows them to reach their full potential in the pursuit of organizational objectives.

Job Tags

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