University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pediatrics – Section ofClinical Genetics & Metabolism
Position #  – Requisition # 
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. Denver has impressive theatrical performances, diverse cultural events, and numerous delicious restaurants. And Colorado is known for its 300 days of sunshine each year.
A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here: [http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/WhoWeAre/Documents/CUAnschutz_facts.pdf]
Examples of Work Performed:
Provide outpatient and inpatient genetic counseling with known or suspected genetic disorders and inborn errors of metabolism.
Share on-call responsibilities with the other faculty.
Participate in the education of genetic residents, medical students, pediatric residents, and genetic counseling students.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles of genetics and inborn errors of metabolism.
Knowledge of standard inpatient and outpatient clinical operations and procedures.
Ability to develop and present educational information to patients as well as to professionals.
Ability to provide genetic counseling, and technical information in a comprehensive, understandable, nondirective manner to patients and families.
Ability to work independently as well as serving as a team member.
Ability to gather data and prepare reports.
Skilled in communication, both oral and written.
Skilled in establishing priorities.
Ability to develop collaborative or independent research projects
Educational skills to various learners
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our business manager Barbara Strain (303.724.6523) or Genetic Counselor Michele Rapp (303.724.2340)
Applications are ONLY accepted electronically; please refer to job code: 15620
Graduation from an accredited genetic counseling program.
ABGC board eligible and receive certification within 12 months of hire
Must be able and willing to travel via car to outreach clinics.
Experience in one or more specialty clinics
Active involvement with the department's genetic counseling students.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits and generous PTO
Internal Number: 15620
About Children's Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado.
Children's Hospital is located in Denver Colorado. There are approximately 7000 employees at numerous locations throughout the metro area. The department of clinical genetics and metabolics employs genetic counselors, registered dieticians, metabolic physicians, genetistis, along with university staff and students.