Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537-bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a Level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. We were ranked among the Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015), in addition to being named a Top Performer by The Joint Commission in 2014. The hospital was also cited as a top performer in eight specialties – cancer; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; pulmonology and urology. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that’s focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
Successful candidates will provide prenatal/preconception, pediatric and cancer genetic counseling, including collecting and interpreting family and medical histories, as well as assessing the chance of disease occurrence or recurrence.
Providing education to patients about genetics, inheritance patterns, and natural history of condition(s) in question
Performing genetic testing
Handling options for management and prevention
Performing patient follow-up, including written and oral correspondence with referring physicians
Opportunity for student supervision/training, as well as education of genetic counseling students, residents, nurses, physicians, other healthcare providers and the general public
To qualify, you must have a Master's degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling accredited program, be Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American College of Medical Genetics, and preferably, possess a minimum of 1 year clinical experience. PC proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Progeny and Computer Based Risk Assessment Models required. Spanish speaking preferred.
We offer a competitive compensation and a dynamic state-of-the-art environment.
Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS) is an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region's finest health and human services agencies. CHS includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, CHS ...serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity. Learn more about CHS's commitment to quality and about the services offered.