The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), Department of Pediatrics, seeks Board-certified or Board-eligible Genetic Counselors for our growing clinical, educational, and laboratory programs. We are looking for the right candidates to join our team in an established, wide-ranging genetics program in Oklahoma City, OK. Staff Genetic Counselors in the Department of Pediatrics have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of clinics: pediatrics, cancer genetics, neurodegenerative, ophthalmology, cardiology, hematology, muscular dystrophy, etc. There are multiple opportunities for professional growth and development of special interests. Salaries are commensurate with experience and are nationally competitive.
We are currently recruiting for two clinical staff genetic counselors in the Department of Pediatrics. Candidates must be board certified/board eligible.
We are also recruiting for a lab genetic counselor to work in our Clinical Molecular and Cytogenetics Laboratory. Candidates with a minimum of two years clinical or laboratory experience are preferred, though we are happy to review applications from new/recent graduates.
Successful candidates in these positions will have the opportunity to both teach and practice quality patient care with dedicated colleagues while living in a growing city that was chosen as the #1 Most Affordable Metro for Young Adults by CareerTrends; OKC is #8 on Business Insider’s list of most popular cities. To learn more about what OKC has to offer, visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/VisitOklahomaCity
The positions are within the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Genetics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The Genetics Section has three full-time physicians, nine genetic counseling positions, two metabolic professionals, two PAs, its own cytogenetics and molecular genetics service and research laboratories, biochemical laboratory, and genetic epidemiology laboratory. We conduct original research, provide top-notch clinical and clinical laboratory services for much of Oklahoma, train medical students, pediatric and pathology residents, offer a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling, genetic laboratory fellowships, and train residents in Medical Genetics.
If you are interested in any of these genetic counseling opportunities, please contact Erin Youngs at Erin-Youngs@ouhsc.edu.
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About University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center includes 7 colleges and serves as our state’s principal medical education and research facility. The Department of Pediatrics has 16 sections with 150 faculty members and is based at the Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, which is the only comprehensive tertiary and quaternary health care facility for children in the state. Pediatric faculty, residents, and staff are committed to our mission of ensuring excellence in patient services, research, and education, to provide outstanding care for children in the State of Oklahoma. The Scientist named OU in the top 10 best places to work in Academia in 2010. In the same year, Oklahoma City was named America’s most affordable city by Forbes Magazine, 6th least stressful city in the U.S. by Portfolio.com, and has the 3rd best commute according to the Census Bureau. It is listed in the Major Metro Affordable Housing Index by Business First and is a highly desirable place to live and work.