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Fairview Health Services Genetics Counselor - Oncology in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is seeking an Oncology Genetic counselor for its University of Minnesota Medical Center location. Our Oncolgy team collaborates with other specialties to build individualized patient care plans.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Genetic counselors across the organization are involved in several specialty clinics including general genetics clinic, metabolic clinic, bone marrow transplant clinic, cystic fibrosis clinic, hearing loss clinic, neurofibromatosis clinic, disorders of sexual development clinic, among others. We also have genetic counseling staff involved in the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory. This range in diversity provides new genetic counselors access to clinical expertise in many areas of genetics in one institution.

The clinics requiring genetic counseling are maternal fetal medicine, pediatric specialty clinics and oncology clinics. The selected candidate will work with the University of Minnesota/Fairview team of genetic counselors, physician specialists, medical geneticists, and laboratory personnel at University of Minnesota Health.

  • Coordinate patient activities for genetics department/clinics

  • Counsel patients and families seen at clinics.

  • Provide genetic counseling service for families for whom molecular methods of diagnosis can offer carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis

  • Develop and provide educational services to health professionals and community groups

  • Develop educational materials regarding genetic disease for health professionals and the lay public.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling

  • American Board of Medical Genetics Certified

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago (1/13/2021 10:57 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-66630

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Other

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Genetics Counseling