The Genetic Counselor is a mid-level healthcare professional who works to identify hereditary conditions in patients and their families, and educates families and other healthcare providers about the cause, inheritance pattern and medical management of these conditions. S/he will work as a part of the medical genetics team at Children's. The role works collaboratively with a clinical geneticist, to evaluate patients with complex medical problems which may have a hereditary component. In addition, there are opportunities to work independently, with physician supervision when appropriate, to evaluate patients with single or isolated birth defects, known genetic conditions, or to perform screening, triage, testing or other activities.
Ideal candidates for this position will be able and willing to work at both Minneapolis and St. Paul Children's MN campuses.
Successful completion of a Master's Degree Program in Genetic Counseling required.
Current MN Genetic Counselor license (or the ability to obtain) required.
Experience in genetic counseling, including but not limited to pediatrics, prenatal and general clinical genetics preferred.
Internal Number: 180270X8
About Children's Minnesota
Children’s Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Additionally, Children’s is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. Children’s maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children’s health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children’s received Magnet recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org.