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CERTIFIED GENETIC COUNSELOR - Genetics

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Cooper University Health Care, a leading provider of comprehensive health services, medical education, and clinical research in South Jersey, has an exceptional opportunity for a Genetic Counselor.

The Genetic Counselor should have a Master’s degree in genetic counseling from an accredited program or a degree in human genetics from an ABGC accredited training program. It is preferred that candidates have at least 2 years’ experience in a cancer genetics related field but recent graduates will also be considered. Candidates should have certification or active candidate status for ABGC or ABMG certification and NJ state genetic counseling license or be eligible to apply. In addition, candidates should have a strong knowledge base in cancer genetics, be highly motivated, have strong critical-thinking, organizational and communication skills, and be able to work well independently and collaboratively.

This Genetic Counselor will:

  • Coordinate and perform all services provided through the Cancer Genetics Program.
  • Perform all aspects of hereditary cancer risk counseling.
  • Coordinate genetic testing for various hereditary cancer syndromes.
  • Provide education to referring physicians and the community at large about hereditary cancer syndromes.

Special Requirements:


Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am-5p

Education:

Masters degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program.

Experience:

2 years experience in Cancer Genetics or related field preferred.

Required License/Certifications/ Registration:

ABGC or ABMG genetic counselor certification (or active candidate status) and New Jersey state genetic counselor license (or eligible to apply)

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