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We are seeking a Genetic Counselor to join the Cancer Center at Johnston-Willis Hospital.
Johnston-Willis Hospital is one of the HCA family of hospitals. We’ve been delivering high-quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and Central Virginia for more than a century. Founded in 1909, we are a 292-bed hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, and neuroscience at our first-in-Richmond Neuroscience and Gamma Knife Center.
Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute
Our cancer program is accredited by many organizations including the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC), the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), the American College of Radiology (ACR), and the Joint Commission Certification for Brain Tumors. Over 50% of our eligible nurses are oncology certified (OCN).
The responsibilities of the Genetic Counselor include but are not limited to:
Demonstrating clinical competence and providing genetic counseling within Oncology setting.
Initiating and documenting patient education including family and/or significant others, using appropriate patient education documentation modality.
Playing a critical role in the coordination of care between the Oncology Center, primary Oncologist, subspecialty health care providers and inpatient units.
Participating in the development of standards of care, practice and performance guidelines, policy and procedures and patient education related to genetic counseling.
In addition, as a Genetic Counselor, you will:
Participate in Oncology Center continuous quality improvement and Joint Commission activities.
Utilize and facilitate research that supports and advances genetic counseling.
Demonstrate professional growth and leadership through continuing education and involvement in professional organizations.
Work with clinic teams to develop process for high risk patients.
We invite you to learn more about this fantastic opportunity, who we are, and how you can join our dynamic team.
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