Provides genetic counseling to patients and counseling and coordination services for other screening programs.
Provides counseling and psychological support to patients and their families.
Interprets complex genetic and laboratory data/test results. Communicates findings with physician.
Assists patients with navigation of financial aspects associated with genetic testing.
Assists with diagnosing genetic problems and develops short and long term genetic counseling plans.
Promotes the genetic counseling functions and associated services of the Cancer Risk Assessment Program.
Participates in community outreach efforts to educate the public on genetic aspects of cancer and promote cancer prevention and risk reduction strategies.
Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied within the Mission Statement: Service to the Poor - support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life; Reverence - respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life; Integrity - inspiring trust through personal leadership; Wisdom - integrating excellence and stewardship; Creativity - courageous innovation; Dedication - affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
Licensed Counselor specializing in Genetics obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Master's Level Degree
Master's degree in an accredited genetic program required
Three years or more of experience in cancer genetic counseling preferred.
Internal Number: 173004
About Saint Thomas Health
Saint Thomas Health is a family of Middle Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve.
Saint Thomas Health is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.