Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group in conjunction with Loma Linda University School of Medicine is inviting applications for Director of a Master’s Program in Genetic Counseling.
The program director works under the direction of the department chairman and/or Dean of the School. Responsibilities include program development and administration, assurance of program/clinical education effectiveness, curriculum planning and development. The director is responsible for assuring that the program meets professional accreditation standards and documentation requirements.
The successful applicant will be an effective leader with excellent communication, organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills. The job duties include achieving and maintaining program accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). The Director will coordinate recruitment of clinical sites locally, in the greater Southern California region and elsewhere, including acquisition of appropriate affiliation agreements, in compliance with the standards of the ACGC.
The program will draw from faculty across 8 schools at LLU that offer a variety of certificate and degree programs. The Program Director will join an experienced faculty in the Divisions of Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling, with the goal of providing a strong grounding in clinical and research skills related to genetics and genomics and to enable a culture of life-long learning. In this full time position, effort will be divided 80% (0.8 FTE) for program development and administration and 20% (0.2 FTE) for patient related work in a clinical setting.
The successful applicant will possess a Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling or equivalent from an accredited program and be ABGC or ABMG board certified or equivalent. The applicant must have or be eligible for CA Genetic Counselor Licensure. A minimum of 5 years of clinical genetic counseling experience, knowledge of and experience in curriculum development and supervising genetic counseling students and/or other clinical supervision, prior teaching, research and/or administrative experience in an academic center preferred.
Comprehensive benefits including:
- Relocation Assistance
- Paid Malpractice Insurance
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million.
For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.
Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.
About the area
Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, cultural centers, skiing, hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.
This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.
Interested candidates, please send your CV to:
Kelly Swensen – Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Internal Number: 7501
About Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda University Medical Center is an academic health system serving the people of the Inland Empire, a population in excess of 4 million people. LLUMC is a tertiary care medical center that includes the regions only Level 1 accredited trauma center and the regions only Children’s Hospital. LLUMC is a busy medical center that has more than 1.5 million patient visits each year. The Neurosurgery Department is well represented in its collegial and friendly faculty, and has a vibrant fully accredited residency program. Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs, nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino Mountains. We have convenient access to metropolitan amenities as well as beach cities, skiing, hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.