Genetic Counselor - Oncology - (full-time) - Days

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 56292D

Position Summary:

General Summary:



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



Duties and Responsibilities:


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 testing.

4 Serves as an educational resource on genetics and genetic counseling.

Required Experience

Minimum Education:


Master's Degree



Minimum Experience:


2 - 3 years (Accepting New Graduates)




Minimum Field Of Expertise:


Genetic counseling



Required Cert/Registration:


Certified by American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counseling; Licensed to practice genetic counseling in Pennsylvania

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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.

Quality of Life
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)

Equal Opportunity Employment

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.

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