The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, announces an opening for a full time pediatric genetic counselor at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of clinical genetic counseling, case management, and follow up in a pediatric genetics program. Opportunities for participation in our genetic counseling training program, community outreach clinics, and multidisciplinary clinics are available.
The UAMS Department of Pediatrics employs over 230 faculty members and 75 residents. Arkansas Children's Hospital is among the largest children's hospitals in the United States and is the only tertiary care facility for children in the state. UAMS is the only college of medicine in Arkansas. UAMS offers a competitive salary and benefits package (details upon inquiry). For more information regarding UAMS please see the University's web site http://www.uams.edu/
The Section of Genetics within Pediatrics at UAMS is a large vibrant group that continues to grow. Currently, the division has 5 MD geneticists, 2 genetic counselors, 2 genetic counseling assistants, and 2 metabolic nutritionists.
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Requirements: Master's degree in Genetic Counseling, Board Eligible/Board Certified, ABGC