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Join us at The Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute provides coordinated care across five cancer centers in central Connecticut. The focus throughout Hartford Healthcare is to provide an unparalleled network of coordinated services-all under one “roof”. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is also a member of the groundbreaking Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, an initiative designed to establish partnerships between MSK and local care providers. Through the open collaboration facilitated by these partnerships, community cancer caregivers are enabled toprovide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering stay ahead of cancer.
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) is seeking a Full-time Genetic Counselor. Joining an active and growing team of licensed and certified genetic counselors within an established cancer risk assessment program, which is expanding as a system-wide resource.
The Genetic Counselor will primarily work in the new THOCC cancer center, a comprehensive free-standing full-service ambulatory center. The Genetic Counselor will counsel patients at increased risk for cancer, based on their personal and/or family history, perform risk assessment, coordinate DNA testing, and disclose results. The Genetic Counselor will participate in the system-wide Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Surveillance Program, attend multidisciplinary clinics and Disease Management Team meetings and participate in cancer case conferences. Travel is required to the satellite clinics as needed. This genetic counselor will have opportunities to participate in team research projects, grant writing, and program development as well as provide educational lectures to professionals and/or the public.
Master’s degree in Human Genetics/ Genetic Counseling. ABGC or ACMG Board certification is required at hire or the individual must be ABGC board eligible and have active candidate status.
In addition, the candidate must obtain a Connecticut Genetic Counselor license. Board certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required for continued employment as this is a necessary requirement for licensure.
One year experience desired, but not required. New Graduates encouraged to apply
Previous experience in oncology genetic counseling is preferred.
Hartford HealthCare is creating a better future for health care in Connecticut and beyond. We are a community of caregivers engaged in developing a coordinated, consistently high standard of care, using research and education as part of care delivery. We create and engage in meaningful alliances to enhance access to services and invest in technology and training to develop new pathways to improve the timeliness, effectiveness and accuracy of our services.