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Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, MN has an opening for a cancer genetic counselor. The genetic counselor will provide independent patient consultations working closely with physicians and other staff in the Departments of Oncology in Southwest Minnesota (Mankato) as well as South East Minnesota (Albert Lea, Owatonna, Austin). Ideally, the genetic counselor will spend the majority of their time onsite in the Andreas Cancer Center in Mankato, with outreach to the South East Minnesota sites to be done virtually. However, consideration will be given to candidates who wish to be fully remote.
The genetic counselor will also remain engaged and connected remotely to the team of genetic counselors and geneticists through the Department of Clinical Genomics at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
The clinical genetic counseling position involves daily direct patient care activities with administrative work time and support from office staff. In addition to direct patient care, genetic counselors may be involved in educating medical trainees, genetic counseling graduate students and other health care providers. Genetic counselors will also be able to participate in presentations/lectures, patient education development, research and publications.
Master of Science or Master of Arts in Genetic Counseling granted by a genetic counseling program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) required. Eligible for active candidate status as defined by ABGC or board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) or the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) necessary. Certification must be attained within 2 years of start date. Genetic counselors residing in the state of Minnesota or providing direct patient care to patients in the state of Minnesota must be licensed by the state of Minnesota. Genetic counselors who work in a telework capacity for Mayo Clinic must be licensed by the state of Minnesota.
** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.
Professional knowledge of the rapidly changing principles and practice of medical, clinical, and laboratory genetics required. Must have effective oral and written presentation and communication skills, superior organizational skills and be able to work independently. Computer skills appropriate for laboratory and clinical case management necessary.
A genetic counselor who will be on-site in Mankato, MN is preferred; however, consideration will be given to candidates who wish to be remote.
License or certification
Genetic counselors who reside in or provide direct patient care in the state of Minnesota must be licensed by the state of Minnesota. Genetic counselors who work in a telework capacity for Mayo Clinic must be licensed by the state of Minnesota.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3,006.40, based on a full-time position.
Monday - Friday; Full-time
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
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