The UNC School of Medicine has an opening for a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Genetic Counselor. This faculty position (at the Clinical Instructor rank) will be based in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
You will join a team of 5 Genetic Counselors, 1 Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Geneticist, 13 MFM specialists and 6 MFM fellows. Your charge will be to provide comprehensive reproductive genetic counseling services, and to be a clinical liaison with the UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratory for maternal serum screening. Current practice locations include the N.C. Women’s Hospital and UNC MFM at Vilcom (both in Chapel Hill), UNC Specialty Women’s Center at Rex Hospital (in Raleigh) and Moore Regional Hospital (in Pinehurst).
Position includes supervision/teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as precepting students from the UNC-Greensboro and University of South Carolina Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. Opportunities for research and professional growth are plentiful.
Successful applicants will hold a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling and be a BC/BE Genetic Counselor. Must possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills and have an interest in working in an academic setting with trainees. Must be comfortable and efficient working in a busy prenatal clinic setting. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Spanish speakers will be given special consideration.
Internal Number: GC2018
About UNC Department of OB-GYN
The UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is a dynamic academic department, with 9 areas of specialization: Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Midwifery, Family Planning and Global Women's Health.Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the "Triangle" area is rich with other educational institutions (Duke, NC State and NC Central Universities) and full of modern and historical cultural opportunities (music, dance, theater and art). It is wonderful for those who love the outdoors, with the beach or mountains only 21/2 hours away.