Genetic Counsellor- Cancer Genetics and High Risk Program- Temporary Full-time(211873) | (ED764)

Genetic Counsellor- Cancer Genetics and High Risk Program- Temporary Full-time(211873) | (ED764)

01 Jul
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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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Toronto

01 Jul

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Toronto

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Genetic Counsellor- Cancer Genetics and High Risk Program- Temporary Full-time (211873) Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 5/31/2021 10:07:22 AM





We currently have a Temporary Full-Time (until approx. September 2022) opportunity for a Genetic Counsellor in the Cancer Genetics and High Risk Program at our Bayview Campus.



Summary of Duties:



We have an opportunity for 12 months, for a genetic counsellor to work in the Cancer Genetics and High Risk Program. The genetic counsellor is a health professional participating in a regional program to identify families at risk for hereditary forms of breast, ovarian, melanoma, colon and other GI related cancers. Functioning with a high degree of autonomy,

the genetic counsellor participates in a team approach to provide clinical counselling services to individuals and families, to assist in navigation of the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) for Women at High Risk, to assist in research studies and to provide education services.



Qualifications/Skills:



- Master’s of Science in Human Genetics or Genetic Counselling.

- Board certified or board eligible with Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) or American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) Certified.

- Experience in cancer genetic counselling and up-to-date knowledge of the field of cancer genetics.

- Experience in working with the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) for Women at High Risk.

- Demonstrates excellent organizational and leadership skills.

- Demonstrates excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.

- Demonstrates facility with use of computers, including database and spreadsheet software and experience with Progeny software an asset.

- Experience with REB submissions



Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 211873 to:



Human Resources

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre



To apply, please click ''Apply for Position'' at the bottom of this page.





Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.



Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.





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