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Genetic Counselor AdventHealth Shawnee Mission   

Location Address: 

Santa Fe Building (Cancer Center)

9301 W 74th St, Merriam, KS 66204, Suite 100

 Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits available Day One
  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

40 hours a week

Full Time Days

Monday – Friday

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Performs patient cancer and genetic risk assessment and initiates counseling as appropriate
  • Develops genetic counseling service at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
    • Will assist in accreditation programs for SMH including NAPBC and Commission on Cancer
    • Time may eventually be spent at Overland Park and Lenexa campuses
    • Provides coordination of genetic counseling services to these hospitals and initiates genetics counseling programs at these hospitals and others as needed
  • Conducts presentations and education sessions
  •  Develops strategic ventures with marketing to grow oncology programs including breast and colon in Community Outreach events


What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling certified program
  • Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a cancer genetic counseling setting

Job Summary:

Responsible for cancer genetic counseling services for AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Genetic counseling services will include coordinating a Hereditary Cancer Clinic and Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic as well as participating in a Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic and High-Risk Breast Cancer Clinic. This role will function as consultant and coordinator for genetic counseling services for all AdventHealth Shawnee Mission physicians.  This position is also responsible for strategic planning and developing marketing opportunities and education to the public, including outreach programs and consultative services to area physicians.

The genetic counselor is responsible for all genetic counseling services which include assessment of patients at risk for hereditary cancer predisposition and other genetic conditions, pedigree analysis, assessment for genetic and genomic testing, counseling on outcomes of testing, and hereditary cancer/genetic and genomic education for staff and the general public across the life span continuum.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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