Indiana School of Medicine’s Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to take your career to another level by becoming an integral member of the IU Precision Genomics Program. Come join our growing department located in the heart of the Midwest! Indianapolis offers miles of recreational trails and a lively and flourishing downtown giving you the ability to experience a big city life with a small town vibe (www.visitindy.com).
This cutting edge program performs extensive tumor and germ-line testing to identify targeted treatment options and positively impact cancer treatment outcomes. As a member of this team, you will be providing genetic counseling expertise primarily in the area of precision genomics at IUSM and will have a role in the clinical, research, education, and training missions of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics. Precision genomics clinics will typically occur in a clinical and/or research setting and will include a range of precision genomic clinics including those focused in cancer.
Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D/V. We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. In addition, it is the University's policy to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
55% Provide patient care primarily in precision genomic clinics; Identify appropriate tests for a particular condition, interpret test results and identify appropriate follow-up for individuals following counseling. Responsible for keeping up-to-date on genetics information via continuing education efforts.
15% Oversee Genetic Counselor I by providing training in departmental and physician policies. Provide leadership, mentor-ship and supervision for the junior-level counselors.
20% Oversee genetic counseling graduate students performing practicum training. Supervise genetic counseling students in our graduate program.
10% Develop and present lectures to genetic counseling graduate students and serve on their advisory committees; provide genetics education to healthcare providers, schools and community groups; develop patient education materials, as needed; participate in ongoing research efforts within the department.
The successful candidate works independently with indirect clinical supervision/consultation available, as needed, from MD geneticists and principal investigators of research studies; provides oversight and mentor-ship to junior-level counselors. Shows increased leadership skills, mentors junior-level counselors, and provides supervision of junior-level counselors in clinical work. Provides supervision of GC graduate students. Proposes, coordinates, or contributes to clinical research efforts in the department.
M.S. in Genetic Counseling (or equivalent degree) from an Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC)-accredited genetic counseling program, plus 3 years of clinical cancer experience. Counselor must be certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and maintain active certification status with the ABGC. Counselor must obtain and maintain a valid genetic counseling license in Indiana.
Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F/D/V. We encourage applications from
women and other underrepresented groups. In addition, it is the University's policy to
provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities.