The counselor will participate in overall coordination of care including intake, assessment, counseling, test coordination, and follow-up. Our genetic counselors are involved in several multidisciplinary clinics, working in partnership with oncologists, surgeons, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, pathologists, and medical geneticists in our NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to direct patient care, our clinical genetic counselors serve a primary role in education to medical trainees, genetic counseling students and other health care providers. Participation in research and publication is also encouraged.
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university\u2019s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. This position is under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm