Friday , March 17 2023

PHSA Employment – Genetic Counsellor

Website PHSA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and completing patients’ medical and family history by conducting interviews with patients and their family members.
  • Contacting genetic counselling centers outside of British Columbia to organize genetic counselling and testing for out-of-province family members as required.
  • Explaining the hereditary cancer pattern in the patient’s family and the cancer risks associated with that pattern.
  • Explaining genetic susceptibility testing and the associated potential benefits and harms and schedules genetic testing as appropriate.
  • Referring patients to health professionals such as social workers, surgeons and oncologists as necessary.
  • Recommending cancer screening based on the family history and standard HCP guidelines.
  • Documenting a variety of patient information including personal and family medical history, risk assessments, cancer surveillance strategy and progress reports and outcomes.
  • Requesting medical records and tissue blocks from hospitals and physicians as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Graduate of an accredited Masters program in Genetic Counselling.
  • Board eligible or Board Certified with the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors and/or the American Board of Genetic Counselling

Job Details:

Company: PHSA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Victoria, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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