Cancer Genetics Counselor
Minnesota Oncology - Saint Paul, MN

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MN Oncology is a specialized medical group including 57 physicians dedicated solely to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders.

We currently have the following new opportunity available:
Cancer Genetics Counselor

This role provides hereditary risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for individuals at increased risk of cancer, or with a family history of cancer. The counselor will also work with existing program members to optimize delivery of cancer genetic services across the MN Oncology practice.

The counselor will collect and analyze family medical history, utilize statistical and computer models for cancer risk assessment, participate in multi-disciplinary conferences, and provide genetic counseling for at-risk patients. Counselor will liaison with and collaborate with physicians and other care providers and clinical staff, to coordinate lab and diagnostic testing, including insurance authorization, test scheduling and reporting of results to patients. Counselor will also actively participate in ongoing practice improvement efforts, with the goal of identifying and providing appropriate care for at-risk patients and their families.
Candidates must have a master’s degree in Medical Genetics, Genetic Counseling or similar, including clinical experience from an accredited counseling training program.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a practicing genetics counselor, oncology experience preferred.
Board Certification from the American Board of Genetics Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics preferred.

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