Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 172585-1A
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
About the Job
JOB SUMMARY: As part of the multidisciplinary outpatient Oncology team, contributes to the Hospital’s mission by providing expertise in clinical genetics, its best practices and ethical issues and by counseling and communicating with patients/clients regarding genetic testing procedures and results. This clinical staff position will have an impact on improving quality and patient satisfaction by providing accurate and empathetic genetic counseling services. This position will also have an impact on the hospital’s fiscal stability by growing its genetic services throughout the community.
Required: Masters degree in genetic counseling
Required: Two years of work experience in a healthcare setting.
Preferred: Genetic counseling experience. Experience in developing genetic counseling policies and procedures.
G. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS:
Required: Certified Genetic Counselor
POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Adult & Geriatric
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: Professional Commitment Requirements: Keep current with developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both.
Schedule requirements: Based on department needs, combination of remote & in office
Travel requirements: Expected to travel throughout the community to market the program to physicians and others
When patients enter Winchester Hospital, they are entrusting us with a responsibility that is otherwise normally their own--the responsibility for their health, well-being, and often, their lives. To honor that trust, all Winchester Hospital employees are expected to demonstrate the PROMISE behaviors of Winchester Hospital in every encounter with patients, coworkers, and the community. PROMISE is an acronym for the following:
Maintaining a Positive Attitude
Safety and Quality
All Winchester Hospital employees are expected to exemplify the PROMISE behaviors.
Winchester Hospital maintains a Compliance Program to ensure that employees comply with all laws, regulations and Joint Commission and other licensure and accreditation standards that apply to our business. The Code of Business Conduct is a vital part of the Compliance Program. Employees must be familiar with the Compliance Program and Code of Business Conduct and must comply with their requirements, and the requirements of any other laws and regulations, policies and procedures affecting the performance of their job. If applicable, employees are expected to comply with standards of conduct outlined by the oversight organization(s) of their profession.
Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a clinical environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations. This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.
As part of the Oncology team, this position functions in the dual capacity of:
Full Time -Hybrid Role
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.