Boston University Medical Center seeks two full-time genetic counselors to join the Cancer Care Center/Division of Pediatrics Spring 2017. One position is specific to hereditary cancer; the other is a blended clinical position.
The counselor(s) will provide genetic counseling services for one or more of the following needs: 1) comprehensive genetics consultation and services to adults and families at risk of hereditary cancer syndromes, 2) comprehensive genetic consultation services to children, adults, and families with a broad range of genetic conditions (intellectual disability, ASD, malformation syndromes, birth defects, family history of genetic conditions, etc).
The genetic counselor(s) must be self-directed, perform at a high level of independence, and seek case consultation as needed. Participation in faculty and staff education, cancer conferences and committees, tumor/fetal boards, and hospital quality assurance programs is expected. He/she would also be expected to supervise genetic counseling students (when possible) and would have the opportunity to be part of the team for the Boston University M.S. Genetic Counseling Program working alongside a team of other GCs, the GC Program Director and a medical geneticist.
Applicants must be board certified or eligible with a Master's degree in human genetics/genetic counseling from an accredited program. Provisional or full genetic counseling license for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. Experience is preferred; recent graduates are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer. Boston Medical Center is the largest safety net hospital in New England, providing “Exceptional Care without Exception.” If you are interested in applying for or learning more about these positions, please contact Jodi Hoffman, MD at firstname.lastname@example.org and include your CV.