The University of Michigan is seeking a full-time genetic counselor to provide clinical care in the Division of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, which includes breast cancer, cancer genetics and medical genetics (general adult genetics) clinics. The individual in this position will work as part of an established team of genetic counselors, clinical geneticists, and medical subspecialists. The University of Michigan is a leading center for clinical genetics and genomics and evaluates patients for a broad spectrum of genetic syndromes. The Division of Molecular Medicine and Genetics has missions of clinical care, medical education, and research, and is engaged in collaborations with other translational research programs at the University of Michigan. UM Genetic Counselors have the opportunity to provide care to patients with rare and complex genetic disorders, teach and supervise genetic counseling students, medical students, resident physicians, and other learners, and contribute to and initiate important research initiatives. At the University of Michigan, you will join an incredible community both within the health system and across our vibrant, world-class University.
Qualified candidates will have a Master's degree from a genetic counseling program accredited by the Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling and will be Board Certified or have Active Candidate status through the American Board of Genetic Counseling or American Board of Medical Genetics. The preferred candidate will have a strong knowledge base in cancer genetics (prior clinical experience is preferred, but not required). We are seeking highly motivated candidates with strong critical-thinking, organizational and communication skills who can work well independently and collaboratively.
The University of Michigan Health System is a top-ranked academic medical center, providing exceptional care and rewarding careers. For more than a century, UMHS has been advancing medical technology, research and practice; all with a focus on providing the highest quality care for our patients – the kind of care that makes a real difference in people’s lives, in our community and in the world.
UMHS is an exceptional network of hospitals, specialty clinics, health centers and research facilities, bolstered by the considerable resources of a world-class university.
Come join a growing team of over 20 genetic counselors at the University of Michigan, a world-class institution, setting the bar for excellence in patient care, research, education, and leadership.