Genetic Counselor

Organization
University of Iowa Health Care
Job Location
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Salary
65,000-Commensurate
Benefits

Salary and Benefits include:

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors membership

  • Genetic Counselor Professional Development fund to cover the costs of conference attendance, board review course/exam, CEUs etc.

  • 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

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 (Cardiology and Nephrology split position)

  • Neurology and Pediatric Neurology (Adult and Pediatric Neurology split position)

  • Otolaryngology, Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories

  • Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics (Medical Genetics)

  • Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics(Medical Genetics and Ophthalmology split position)

     

This is a multiple listing. We intend to hire a minimum of 6 genetic counselors. Applicants should review the years of experience requirements to determine which requisition to apply. New graduates are welcome to apply!

 

We are looking for enthusiastic, positive and motivated individuals to join our team. 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.

How to Apply

To learn more about the position and to apply, go to http://jobs.uiowa.edu.

 

  • Individuals who are board certified or board eligible in genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetic Counseling with less than 1 year of experience in the field of genetic counseling should apply to requisition 69963 for the Associate Genetic Counselor (Clinical/Technical Specialist).

  • Individuals who are board certified in genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetic Counseling with greater than 1 year of experience in the field of genetic counseling should apply to requisition 69964 for the Genetic Counselor (Specialized Care Coordinator).

 

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:

            Stacy Pruter, Human Resources

            [email protected]  

            Phone: 319-335-4819

 

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