Genetic Counselor

Organization
University of Iowa Health Care
Job Location
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Salary
66,000-to Commensurate
Benefits

Salary and Benefits:

• 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

We are looking for enthusiastic, positive and motivated individuals to join Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories – OtoSCOPE® 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 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.

 

 



Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Human Genetics and/or Genetic Counseling  is required.

  • Board certification or eligibility in genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required.
  • Genetics Counseling graduate program clinical rotations or internship experience, or 6 months to 1 year experience in the field of genetic counseling is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Time management and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is required.
  • Valid Driver's License, plus the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standard.
  • Experience in the field of genetic counseling 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 positions contact:

Stacy Pruter, HR Coordinator

319-678-8155 or stacy-pruter@uiowa.edu

Colleen Campbell, PhD, MS, CGC,

Director of Genetic Counseling Operations

colleen-campbell@uiowa.edu

 

To learn more about the position and to apply, go to http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Requisition Number  72028 or 72039 

About Our Organization

#WhyIowa

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. Genetic counseling is a priority for University of Iowa Health Care, and the role of genetic counselors will become even more prominent as we continue to strengthen and grow our Genetic Counseling Services. Genetic counselors work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of our interdisciplinary teams.

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