Baylor College of Medicine - Adult Genetic Counselor position!
Baylor College of Medicine
April 3, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine is currently recruiting one BC/BE full time clinical genetic counselor. The candidate will join a dynamic clinical practice that includes 6 MD Medical Geneticists and 2 Genetic Counselors in an academic setting providing comprehensive genetic services.
The candidate for this position will counsel individuals and families within Harris Health System. Genetic counseling services are provided for adults with a broad range of genetic conditions. These include, but are not limited to, cancer, connective tissue diseases, cardiac, and neurologic conditions. The position will include teaching of medical students and residents at Baylor College of Medicine. There is significant opportunity for training and supervising genetic counseling students in the Baylor College of Medicine genetic counselor training program, matriculating students in Fall 2018. There are also abundant opportunities to participate in research, if desired.
The preferred candidate should have good communication skills and enjoy collaboration with patients and colleagues. Spanish speaking candidates preferred but not required.
Houston, the 4th largest city in the country, offers an outstanding quality of life with low cost of living and a wide range of activities from cultural to sporting events.
Interest applicants are encouraged to contact Tanya Eble, MS, CGC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-798-8321.
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or its equivalent. ABGC Board Certified or Board eligible. At least 1 year of employment as a Genetic Counselor preferred; however, new graduates also encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 100
About Baylor College of Medicine
The department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine offers a variety of research, clinical, and training programs in genetics to graduate, medical, and postdoctoral students.
Among genetics departments at U.S. medical schools, the department continues to rank high in both grants and funding from the National Institutes of Health. The facilities in the department are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in molecular, cellular, and biochemical genetics. In addition, there are several facilities for specialized techniques to support the research efforts.