Ascension Health Counselor-Nurse Genetic in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Additional Job Information

Title: Counselor-Nurse Genetic

City, State: Elk Grove Village,IL

Location: AMITA Health ABMC

Department: Oncology Unit 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

AMITA Health ( ) is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health, part of the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL., and Alexian Brothers Health System, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, AMITA Health is the third largest health system in the state with more than 12,000 associates committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care at nine acute and specialty care hospitals and at more than 80 ambulatory/clinic locations. AMITA Health has an extensive provider network of more than 3,000 hospital-affiliated physicians and the AMITA Health Medical Group consists of over 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners, ranking it among the largest regional medical groups. AMITA Health’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by respecting the faith traditions of the many individuals and families we have been called to serve across suburban Chicago.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides genetic counseling to patients and counseling and coordination services for other screening programs.


  • Provides counseling and psychological support to patients and their families.

  • Interprets complex genetic and laboratory data/test results. Communicates findings with physician.

  • Assists patients with navigation of financial aspects associated with genetic testing.

  • Assists with diagnosing genetic problems and develops short and long term genetic counseling plans.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience:

  • One year of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

How To Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact Candidate Care at 855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST, M-F.