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Genetic Counselor - Oncology Genetics

We Are Hiring

Genetic Counselor - Oncology Genetics - Full-Time Days - Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St - Indianapolis, IN

Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm

Why Join Ascension?

The Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment Program at St. Vincent Hospital is looking for a full-time cancer genetic counselor to join a dynamic team. As a member of the Ascension Health System, St. Vincent has a history of providing high-quality, compassionate care. We offer an excellent, flexible benefits package. We are fortunate to attract people who believe in our mission and who are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families.


The Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment Program at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN is seeking a motivated, board-certified genetic counselor to join a busy team that supports Ascension Indiana cancer genetics services. We have two full time CGCs, as well as a GCA and dedicated front office staff. We work closely with gynecologic oncology, gastroenterology, oncology, pediatric oncology, surgeons and primary care physicians to provide high quality genetic counseling services, with the Ascension mission to provide equitable care for all. We work with genetic counselor extenders in three other sites across the state, triaging patients and providing telegenetics to those who need to meet with a CGC. Our team is responsible for the cancer genetics course at the Indiana University Genetic Counseling training program, and we serve as a clinical rotation site for genetic counseling graduate students. Opportunities for community education, program development and research are also available.


What You Will Do

As a Genetic Counselor with St. Vincent Health Indiana, you will have the opportunity to provide genetic counseling to patients and counseling and coordination services for other screening programs.


  • Identifies families at risk for genetic disorders, children with birth defects, or a variety of other inherited conditions. Analyzes inheritance patterns and risks of recurrence.
  • Interprets complex genetic and laboratory data/test results. Communicates findings with physician.
  • Assists patients with navigation of financial aspects associated with genetic testing.
  • Assists with diagnosing genetic problems and develops short and long term genetic counseling plans.

What You Will Need

Education & Experience

  • Master's degree in Genetics/Genetic Counseling from ABGC-accredited genetic counseling training program
  • Minimum two years of experience in genetic counseling, cancer related experience preferred.

Licensure, Certification, and Registration

  • Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics
  • Current Basic Life Support certification required.
  • Licensure in the state of Indiana will be required within 3 months of on-boarding

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 358178
Category: Nursing Support
Facility: ININD St Vincent Indpls Acute
Ministry: St. Vincent, IN
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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