The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis has opportunities for genetic counselors to join the Division of Medical Genetics and Genomics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Division of Medical Genetics and Genomics is rapidly expanding. Our team includes five medical geneticists, five genetic counselors, two metabolic dietitians, and two pediatric nurse practitioners serving patients at one of the nation’s top-ranked children’s hospitals. Washington University is a leader in genomic sequencing, diagnosis and management of rare inherited conditions, and gene discovery. Washington University has ABMGG approved fellowship programs in clinical and medical biochemical genetics as well as laboratory genetics and genomics, and a training program in genetic counseling is in development.
The genetic counselors will provide comprehensive genetic counseling services for our outpatient clinics as well as inpatient consultations including obtaining medical and family histories, coordinating genetic testing, disclosing test results, and providing psychosocial support to families. You will enjoy significant autonomy in your role establishing strong relationships with patients and their families by serving as their primary point of contact for the genetics team. Our division also serves as a newborn screening center for both Missouri and Illinois, which includes lysosomal storage conditions in both states. There are tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth offered by a wide array of educational conferences and collaborative clinical work.
Enjoy the benefits of being part of a major academic medical center. There are tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth offered by a wide array of educational conferences and collaborative clinical work. Opportunities for career development include coordination of research and clinical trials, contribution to peer-reviewed journals, presentations at national meetings, and curriculum development and teaching to pediatric and medical genetics residents, medical students, and undergraduates.
St. Louis offers an attractive combination of Midwestern friendliness and big city benefits. World-class museums, national hockey and baseball teams, a wide range of arts and entertainment, frequent outdoor festivals, a vibrant restaurant scene, and an abundance of parks, trails, and outdoor recreation mean you will have plenty of options to keep you entertained. With a remarkably low cost of living for all of the comforts and attractions it affords, St. Louis has a small-town feel, but offers all the amenities you’d expect in a major metropolitan area.
At NSGC Please Contact Tomi Toler, MS, CGC at 573-864-3170 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Requirements: Candidate must have a Master’s degree in genetic counseling or be scheduled to graduate from an accredited program in spring 2019. Board certification or eligibility in genetic counseling. Both entry level and experienced genetic counselors are welcome to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits including a generous 403(b) employer match, 22 vacation days per year plus sick leave package, health/vision/dental benefits, and annual funding for professional memberships and travel to a national educational conference. For more details on benefits, visit http://medschoolhr.wustl.edu/.
Internal Number: 41975
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Washington University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics Genetics and Genomics