For over 60 years, the employees of Rady Children’s Hospital have helped to make us San Diego’s trusted source for quality pediatric care. We’re the region’s only designated pediatric trauma center and California’s first LEED certified acute care hospital.
We currently have an immediate opening for a full-time pediatric genetic counselor. This position will be in clinical genetics and metabolic genetics. The genetic counselor will join a team of two genetic counselors, 4 clinical geneticists/dysmorphologists and 4 metabolic geneticists to provide genetic counseling in the metabolic clinic, and genetic counseling clinic. Our genetic counselors have the opportunity to see patients independently in the genetic counseling clinic, seeing patients for a wide variety of indications. The genetic counselor will also have the opportunity to provide genetic counseling and clinical support in a variety of multidisciplinary clinics, including Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, and cardiology.
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or Human Genetics
California Licensure as a Genetic Counselor (or eligible for provisional licensure if new to state)
Certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
Experience in pediatric and/or metabolic genetics preferred
Strong understanding of genetic disorders in the pediatric population, genetic testing and counseling
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to ensuring that our professionals receive support, rewards and career advancement opportunities. Join a team where you can truly make a difference in people’s lives.
Since Rady Children’s first opened its doors in 1954, our mission has been “to restore, sustain and enhance the health and developmental potential of children through excellence in care, education, research and advocacy.” Our goal is to help create a region where all children can go to school healthy and ready to learn how to be productive, responsible citizens. Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders.
It's not just caring about children that makes our staff so special. It's the magic. Our dedication to specialized training and sensitivity is perfected by caring for children 100 percent of the time. Rady Children's Hospital is designed, equipped and staffed just for kids. As the region's only pediatric trauma center, we care for children with the most severe medical emergencies to those with mild illnesses.