The University of Tennessee Medical Center currently has a full-time opening for a Board Certified/Active Candidate Genetic Counselor. You will join a multidisciplinary clinical team in the University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute.
It is essential that applicants have strong communication skills, strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. The state of Tennessee also offers licensure for genetic counselors.
With a three-fold mission of healing, education, and discovery, the University of Tennessee Medical Center holds a unique prominence in the area as the region’s only academic medical center and Level 1 Trauma Center. The Cancer Institute is the region’s leading provider of oncology care offering comprehensive services for patients and families.
You will be offered a highly competitive salary and an exceptional benefit package. You will be employed by our large, stable health system, and be part of a hospital that is one of just two hospitals in the state of Tennessee to be nationally ranked by the distinguished publication US News & World Report in its 2014 "America's Best Hospitals" report.
Living and practicing in Knoxville, you will be part of a vibrant community that has been voted the “Best Place to Live Among Mid-Sized Cities” and named in Forbes Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Best Places for Business and Careers;” in addition, Knoxville was recently voted the 8th “Best City for Affordable Living,” the 14th “Hottest City for Business Expansion and Relocation,” and the 17th “Best Place for Your Business and Career.” This rapidly-growing Southeastern metropolitan city is known for its quality of education, affordable cost of living and temperate climate, with a perfect mix of city amenities and congestion-free living. Some of what you can expect to find include:
Cost of living that is 6.6% below the national average
No State income tax
Thriving University, high-tech, aerospace, automotive and other industries
Outdoor recreational activities such as boating, hiking, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking and skiing
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is the region’s only academic medical center, Magnet® recognized hospital and Level I Trauma Center.
The 581-bed hospital also is home of the region’s only dedicated Heart Hospital, only adult and pediatric transplant center, a Joint Commission/American Heart Association recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center, houses the region's only Level III privat...e-room neonatal intensive care unit and serves as a regional perinatal center.
Our six Centers of Excellence provide comprehensive care to patients. The dedicated professionals at the medical center thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment, where expert commitment plays a critical role in the hospital’s ongoing success.