What we do at Anne Arundel Medical Center has everything to do with who we are. How we work alongside one another and believe in our ability to change tomorrow in ways that matter. Together, we are advancing care in the communities we serve by offering innovative data-driven services close to home.
Genetic Counselor, Oncology
This is a part-time, grant-funded position working within our Cancer Care Centers.
Genetic Counselors, Center for Fetal and Maternal Medicine
Work as part of a supportive and collaborative team of specialists serving a diverse patient population that exhibits a wide range of anomalies and genetic conditions. Two full-time positions are available at our modern full-service office conveniently located in the Maryland suburbs. Ask about our new residency program!
Our Genetic Counselors help patients and families understand hereditary syndromes and their options for genetic screening and diagnostic testing, including the benefits and limitations for patients and family members. This means explaining basic genetic concepts and modes of inheritance, discussing screening and medical management, identifying patient goals and concerns, and coordinating patient care related to genetic testing.
We are looking for Genetic Counselors who want to establish strong patient relationships throughout the process – from performing genetic risk assessments based on family health history to sharing genetic testing results and helping with psychosocial support and counseling.
To qualify, you should have:
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program.
Two years of experience in specialty genetic counseling (preferred).
Ability to obtain ABGC or ABMG certification in genetic counseling within 180 days of employment and maintain certification during employment.
Experience preparing case history including obtaining and reviewing patient records, and researching pertinent topics related to personal/family history.
Knowledge of psychosocial support and counseling as relates to genetic testing.
Ability to consult with physicians, nurses, and other providers regarding genetic testing for hereditary syndromes.
Experience in maintaining a database of patients and family members and preparing data for presentation.
Anne Arundel Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace including sexual orientation and gender identity. Tobacco-Free Workplace.
Internal Number: Genetic Counselors
About Anne Arundel Medical Center
Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), a regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Md., serves an area of more than one million people. Founded in 1902, AAMC includes a 380-bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and other health enterprises. In addition to a 57-acre Annapolis campus, AAMC has outpatient pavilions in Bowie, Kent Island, Odenton and Waugh Chapel. AAMC is nationally recognized for its joint replacement center, emergency heart attack response and cancer care. A leader in women's services, AAMC delivers the state's second highest number of births annually and has a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit. With more than 1,000 medical staff members, 3,900 employees and 750 volunteers, AAMC consistently receives awards for quality, patient satisfaction and innovation. In August 2017, Anne Arundel Medical Center was recognized as a top hospital in the region by U.S. News & World Report. AAMC was ranked 5th on the list of Best Hospitals in Maryland. We also achieved Magnet® recognition in 2014 through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.