Genetic Counselor - Oncology

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56292

Full Time Day Shift (80 hours bi-weekly)

  • Opportunity to work with an excellent staff that includes a genetic counselor with 5+ years' expereince, administrative assistant, and genetic counselor extender
  • Opportunity to work remotely and utilize telemedicine capabilities on a PRN basis
  • Receive reimbursement for conferences, CEU's, and maintenance fees for licensing/certification
  • Be instrumental in growing the program by extending our services to other WellSpan locations, education of providers and the community, and create high risk programs.

Job Description:

Under general supervision, provides genetic counseling to high risk patients and their families.

Duties and Responisbilities

  1. In cooperation with the physician, provides oncologic genetic counseling to high risk patients and their families.
  2. Investigates family history, interprets information concerning genetic disorders, explains risks inherent to discovered genetic abnormalities and pedigree analysis.
  3. Provides crisis intervention regarding results of genetic testingServes as an educational resource on genetics and genetic counseling.
  4. Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department
  5. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  6. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  7. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  8. Schedules and monitors appointments.
  9. Attends meetings as required.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years (new graduates will be considered)
    • Min Field Of Expertise: Genetic counseling
    • Req Cert/RegistrationCertification with the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC); Current Pennsylvania Genetic Counselor License; FBI/Act 73 Child Abuse Clearance, PA Child Line Child Abuse Clearance, PA Criminal Record Check
  • Minimum Education:
    • Master's Degree from an accredited genetic counseling training program
  • Requirements: 
    • '''''''Must live within 1 hour of South Central Pennsylvania 
Katelyn Baker
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)