The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, announces openings for three full time pediatric genetic counselors. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of clinical genetic counseling, case management and follow up in a pediatric genetics program. We actively collaborate with the adult, cancer and prenatal genetic services at UAMS. Opportunities for participation in our genetic counseling training program, community outreach clinics and teaching medical students 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. For more information regarding UAMS please see the University’s web site http://www.uams.edu/
The Division of Genetics at UAMS is a large vibrant group that continues to grow. Currently, the division has 7 MD geneticists and 13 genetic counselors as well as 1 advanced practice nurses and 3 metabolic nutritionists. The scope of clinical programs includes over 25 interdisciplinary clinics, 3 community outreach sites, and multiple tele-genetics sites.
For more information please contact G. Bradley Schaefer, MD (501/364-2971) or SchaeferGB@uams.edu )
Job Requirement: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling, BE/BC ABGC or AMBG.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience as reviewed by UAMS HR.