Genetics Counselor-Oncology

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-705456
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
      Boston, MA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 02, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking a Certified Genetic Counselor to provide family history assessment and cancer genetic counseling for our patients with cancer, a family history of cancer, and at risk for cancer.   The Genetic Counselor is a vital part of the overall treatment of NECS’s patients. They are responsible for providing counseling, education, and support to an outpatient population working collaboratively with providers to give the best possible care to our patients.  

NECS is a growing private medical practice composed of 15 oncologists and hematologists serving the state and region from 4 different locations in Maine.  NECS is committed to achieving the best outcome and providing unmatched support in all areas for every patient.  Nationally recognized as 1 of 12 Oncology Medical Homes in the nation and the first private practice to become a member of the Dana Farber Cancer Care Collaborative.  NECS brings together top clinicians, researchers, and dedicated medical professionals, clinical and non-clinical to create the best possible experience for our patients.  


Experience and Skills:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited Genetic Counseling program, including clinical experience from an accredited genetics counseling training program required.
  • 1-5 years experience in a genetic counseling role with oncology counseling experience preferred.
  • American Board of Medical Genetics (ABGC) certified or able to obtain certification within one year of hire date.
  • Ability to triage, and multi-task multiple priorities.
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Flexiblity to travel to all 4 NECS sites
  • Maintaining regulatory and compliance issues to adhere to all related healthcare laws and regulations.


New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and benefits to our employees.  Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision and life insurances.  Short Term and Long Term disability insurances.  Other benefits include tuition reimbursement, Paid Time Off, 10 Company paid holidays as well as employee discounts.

The Practice is committed to helping medical professionals maintain their licenses to practice medicine by providing them with opportunities to earn Continuing Medical Education (“CME”). CME benefits may include reimbursement for tuition costs and examination fees; and time off for CME Events and exams.  The company also pays for reasonable travel and lodging if needed for CME Events, registration costs, and meals if needed.

Our employees donate 100% of their Friday Jeans Money back to our patients.  When we wear jeans to work on Friday, we agree to donate $2.00 to help those in need.  This money is distributed to the Financial Advocates in our Topsham, Scarborough, and Kennebunk sites, and then changed into gift cards to help our patients with food, gas, and other necessity they may need assistance with.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New England Cancer Specialists provides equal employment and promotional opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, on the basis of experience, knowledge, training, education, ability to perform the essential functions of a position, and overall performance. All employment and promotional opportunities will be conducted in a lawful basis without regard to an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or other characteristic protected under Federal, State, or local law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources at (207) 303-3372 or email us at