The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria seeks Genetic Counselors for multiple positions to work with patients and families in counseling, follow-up testing and communicating with referring providers. Master's degree in Genetics Counseling or in Medical Genetics from an accredited genetic counseling training program is required. Must have ABGC certification or have active candidate status and must have licensure or be eligible for licensure in the state of Illinois. Also requires knowledge of medical genetics and genetic counseling, and knowledge of psychosocial aspects including risk perception, support mechanisms, coping, etc.
The Department has 145 faculty members providing general pediatric services and pediatric subspecialty coverage for children in Central Illinois. We perform our mission in collaboration with Children's Hospital of Illinois, Easter Seals-UCP and multiple other partners within the community. An excellent benefits package is available including vacations, sick time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fain Credit Reporting Act. UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran. For fullest consideration, please apply by December 6, 2019 at the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID= 111590.
Internal Number: 111590
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