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Genetic Counselor - Breast Surgery Clinic
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UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The major purpose of this position is the provision of clinical genetic services under the auspices of the UCLA Health System. The role of the Genetic Counselor is to work closely with medical providers in the evaluation of patients and families at high risk for hereditary cancer. Major responsibilities include delivery of high quality cancer genetic counseling and cancer risk assessment and multidisciplinary medical and supportive care to patients and families. The genetic counselor should also work with other medical specialty groups to expand the role of risk assessment and genetic services. The genetic counselor serves as an institutional resource for complex medical issues related to hereditary cancer syndromes.

Job Qualifications
Masters of Science or Master of Arts in Genetic Counseling conferred by a genetic counseling program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling Certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling Current licensure by the state of California Department of Public Health to practice Genetic Counseling.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.