Master's Degree of Science in Genetic Counseling from an accredited college or university (Must provide original copy of college or university transcript at time of interview)
Illinois Genetic Counseling License (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) OR Employee will be required to obtain license and certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within 24 months of issuance of temporary license
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Prior work experience as a Cancer Genetic Counselor
Active membership with Genetic Task Force of Illinois (GTFI) and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
Published research in Cancer Genetics
Master's Degree of Arts in Medical Ethics
Two (2) years of research experience in an academic center
Proficient with Pedigree Management Systems (i.e. Progeny)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of the principles and practices of medical research pertaining to cancer genetic counseling and testing
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training and educating students and residents
Knowledge and proficient use of Progeny pedigree software
Excellent program development, management and leadership skills
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Demonstrate grant writing and reporting skills
Ability to work flexible hours
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
***Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.***