Manager, Cancer Genetics-SCCC 9/9/2016
UT Southwestern Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Master's degree from board accredited program in genetics, four (4) years directly related experience in clinical cancer genetics, certification as a Certified Genetic Counselor from the National Society of Genetic Counselors.
Responsible for directing the clinical cancer genetics program, inc luding interviewing, training and monitoring the work performance o f the genetic counselors.
Oversees and/or teaches others knowledge and skills that are specia lized and necessary to perform techniques and routines in area of s pecialty.
Provides operational management of genetic counseling services. Assesses, monitors, and evaluates systems for delivery of genetic counseling services. Assists in development of genetic counseling standards of practice and personnel performance.
Supervises genetic counselors and provides general oversight to other staff (e.g., clerical, clinical). Facilitates teamwork through planned group processes, i.e. workshops, seminars, and staff meetings.
May provide direct genetic counseling services.
Consult regularly with physicians, nursing staff, therapy, and dietitians regarding patient concerns and/or problems and possible recommendations.
Maintain a routinely updated list of community outreach activities for clinical cancer genetics.
Coordinate clinical cancer genetics staffing needs and scheduling for contracted facilities.
Develop, implement and review policies and procedures for the genetic counseling department. Collect, evaluate and report statistics for monthly reports.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
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