Faculty Position for Cardiovascular Genetic Counselor- Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute
Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute
January 19, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Overview: The Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) is seeking a full-time genetic counselor to provide genetic counseling to patients with inherited cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, connective tissue diseases, and lipid disorders. The candidate for this position will counsel individuals and families evaluated in multiple specialty clinics within VHVI and Monroe Carell Children’s Hospital. The interested candidate will benefit from the support of the interprofessional genetics teams at Vanderbilt which span multiple divisions and departments. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in inherited cardiovascular disease counselling. The preferred candidate should have good communication skills and enjoy collaboration with patients and colleagues.
About the position:
Provide cardiovascular genetic counseling, including pedigree construction, management/communication of genetic testing results, and patient/family education, for both pediatric and adult patients in a supportive setting.
Participate in teaching learners at all levels, including students and health care providers.
Collaborate with researchers to improve understanding of inherited cardiovascular diseases and the care of affected individuals and families.
Joining a multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular physicians and healthcare providers.
Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or its equivalent. ABGC Board Certified or Board eligible with eligibility for Tennessee licensure. At least 1 year of employment as a Genetic Counselor preferred; however, new graduates also encouraged to apply.
Contact information: Interested applicants may contact Quinn Wells, MD (email@example.com) for additional information.
Internal Number: 1710579
About Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute
The Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI), part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, is the number one ranked provider of heart care in Tennessee. Our multidisciplinary group of experts provide a full range of cardiovascular services across disciplines of cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, and cardiac anesthesia. VHVI is the regional referral center for all forms of inherited cardiovascular disorders, and our experts work closely with colleagues at the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. VHVI investigators are also deeply committed to advancing cardiovascular care through scientific investigation and maintain research programs supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other funding organizations.