Genetic Counselor

University of Iowa Health Care
Job Location
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
$70,000 to Commensurate

Salary and Benefits:

  • Moving expenses
  • Competitive salary based on the qualifications of the applicant
  • Health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, and disability coverage 
  • Paid holidays
  • Wellness program benefits
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors membership
  • Genetic Counselor Professional Development fund to cover the costs conference attendance, board review course/exam, CEUs, etc.
Job Description

As a valued member of our healthcare team, we would like to help you find the right fit within University of Iowa Health Care to meet your career goals and interests.  University of Iowa Health Care has immediate multiple full-time openings for Genetic Counselors to provide genetic counseling to patients and families at University of Iowa Health Care within the departments of:

  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatrics


This is a multiple listing. Between this requisition and requisition 68225 we intend to hire a minimum of 3 genetic counselors. Applicants should review the years of experience requirements to determine which requisition to apply.


We are looking for enthusiastic, positive and motivated individuals to join our team.  Genetic Counselors at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children’s Hospital play a critical role in patient care, research and education. Genetic counseling is a priority for University of Iowa Health Care, and their role will become even more prominent as we continue to strengthen and grow our Genetic Counseling Services. These positions also provide opportunities for research, scholarship, and teaching.  Genetic counselors work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary team as their expertise provides unique perspectives to our teams.



The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Genetic Counseling Advisory Board



  • Master's Degree in Human Genetics and/or Genetic Counseling is required.
  • Board certification in genetic counseling from the American Board      of Genetic Counseling is required.
  • 1-3 year’s experience in the field of genetic counseling is      required. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills      are required.
  • Valid Driver's License, plus the ability to meet and maintain The      University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standard is required.
  • Demonstrated time management and ability to work on multiple      projects simultaneously is desirable.
  • Experience in genetics research and/or recruitment of human      subjects for research projects is desirable.
How to Apply

To learn more about the position and to apply, go to Requisition Number 68226. 


We look forward to meeting you and are happy to speak with you further about the exciting opportunities for growth at University of Iowa Health Care. We truly value the contributions our genetic counselors bring to our institution and are excited to grow our team!  Please do not hesitate to contact us to learn more at

            Stacy Pruter

            Department of Internal Medicine Human Resources

            [email protected]

            Phone: 319-353-6578

About Our Organization

University of Iowa Health Care is has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. Forbes Magazine named the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as the Number 1 employer in the Health Care industry category and Number 12 employer overall for 2015,

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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