Genetic Counselor/Associate Genetic Counselor

Organization
University of Iowa Health Care
Job Location
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
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:

  • All of Us Research Program

  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Otolaryngology, Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories

     

This is a multiple listing. Between requisition 72039 and requisition 72028 we intend to hire a minimum of 3 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 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.

Requirements

Associate Genetics Counselor

A Master's Degree in Human Genetics, or Genetic Counseling is required.

 

Board certification or eligibility in genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required.

 

Genetics Counseling clinical rotations or internship experience, or 6 months to 1 year 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.

 

Demonstrated time management and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is desirable.

 

Experience in the field of genetic counseling is desirable.

 

Experience in genetics research and/or recruitment of human subjects for research projects is desirable.

 

Genetic Counselor

A Master's Degree in Human Genetics, or Genetic Counseling is required.

 

Board certification in genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required.

 

1-3 years’ 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.

 

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 http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Requisition Numbers 72028 or 72039.

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