The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at Indiana University is expanding and we have two open positions! We offer a wide variety of clinical services and have a need for additional genetic counseling support in pediatric neurology and in support of our cancer genetics programs.
The available position supporting our pediatric neurology service would be focused on providing clinical services to individuals and families for a variety of hereditary conditions with a neurogenetics focus. While our cancer genetics program provides clinical services for children and adults with cancer. Indiana University Health Physicians cancer genetic counselors also participate in the Precision Genomics Clinics. Both available positions also offer the opportunity to provide supervision of genetic counseling students.
Experienced counselors and those currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program with graduation in the Spring 2019 are welcome to apply. Indianapolis offers miles of recreational trails and a lively and flourishing downtown giving you the ability to experience a big city life with a small town vibe (www.visitindy.com).
What to learn more?
We will be at the 2019 American College of Medical Genetics Annual Meeting in Seattle! Look for our job ads at the meeting, and make plans to connect with us while you’re there!
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts genetic counseling independently by providing complex medical information and support of genetic conditions to facilitate patient understanding and medical management. Facilitate patient decision making by meeting with patients, writing detailed consultation summaries, coordination of genetic testing, notification of results, and coordination of patient care and/or referral to other specialists as part of the care plan.
Evaluates genetic counseling student and genetics resident performance by providing direct supervision and oral/written review to aid in improving their knowledge and skills. Provides educational presentations to students, medical professionals, and local organizations to increase awareness of genetic conditions.
Gathers and assembles clinical data for research purposes. Publishes and presents clinical genetics information by gathering and summarizing data to contribute to genetics literature. Coordinates and provides information for various special projects for the clinic manager or equivalent.
Serves as community liaison for presentations and outreach activities for specific programs. Assist in the development and preparation of promotional and educational materials as well as various other media.
Attends educational conferences to maintain appropriate continuing education. Genetic counselors are provided with an educational budget to cover expenses associated with continued learning activities.
M.S. in Genetic Counseling (or equivalent degree) from an Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC)-accredited genetic counseling program. Candidate must be certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within one year of employment and maintain current Genetic Counselors license in the state of Indiana.
Internal Number: 231737
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