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Genetic Counselor-Psychosocial Svs Cancer Ctr (Full Time, Days)

Barnabas Health

This is a Full-time position in Livingston, NJ posted April 30, 2021.

Genetic Counselor-Psychosocial Svs Cancer Ctr (Full Time, Days)
Req #: 0000059388
Category: Professional / Management
Status: Full-Time
Shift: Day
Facility: Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Location:
Psychosocial Svs Cancer Ctr, 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039

JOB SUMMARY:
Under indirect supervision, provides genetic education, counseling and psychological support to patients and their family members who may be at risk for a variety of inherited oncology conditions. Identifies families at risk, assesses risks, interprets information about disease, analyzes inheritance patterns, reviews testing options, interprets genetic test results and in concert with a physician, reviews available medical management options.
EDUCATION:

  • Master s degree in Science from an accredited Human Genetics Program, specializing in genetic counseling.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients and referring physicians.
  • Prior experience strongly preferred.
  • Successful Completion of all Orientation Programs.

Additional Information:
OUR MISSION, VISION & VALUES:
Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of – Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability – creating an environment of Compassionate C are, H ealthcare E xcellence and S uperior S ervice (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application.
Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey s oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.
The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.
Among Saint Barnabas nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is led by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey s leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.
SBMC is an equal opportunity employer.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description:

How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we’re delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State — and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team.

We’re proud to be one of New Jersey’s premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we’re better together.

We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We’re doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network — so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come.

How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you’ll sAdvertisement