Impact Lives in the WakeMed Community as a Prenatal Genetic Counselor, Maternal Fetal Medicine
WakeMed is seeking a full time Genetic Counselor to join the Maternal Fetal Medicine practice, caring for women referred for the full scope of preconception and pregnancy related genetic indications. Responsibilities include:
Providing prenatal genetic counseling services in two office locations
Determining optimal prenatal genetic testing strategies and timely reporting of genetic test results
Coordinating the care of pregnancies with identified anomalies/genetic conditions
Supporting a growing referral base
Opportunity for participation in education through conferences, lectures, teaching and supervision of graduate students, PA students, and medical students is available.
Here at WakeMed, you are more than an employee – you are family. We understand that our responsibility to the community begins with our employees. It’s simple: we care for our employees and our employees care for the community. We believe in doing everything we can to help you meet your personal and professional needs throughout employment. In doing this, we offer the following to support you:
Shared decision-making structure
Continuing education opportunities
Countless career advancement opportunities
Flexible shift options
Tuition & specialty certification reimbursement
Medical & dental insurance
Paid vacation & sick leave
Health and wellness education programs
Monday & Wednesday, 8:00 – 5:30
Friday, 8:30 – 12:30
Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 – 5:30
No weekend requirements
No call requirements
Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling, Human Genetics, or closely related field with ABGC Certification/Active Candidate Status Required
Qualities of Work:
Passion for clinical care
Ability to work both independently and with a multidisciplinary team including obstetric and pediatric specialists
Willingness to help drive division and hospital goals forward in providing prenatal genetic care to the women of Wake County
Excellent organization and communication skills
Ability to build positive working relationships and commitment to best practices are key attributes
Staying abreast of rapidly expanding prenatal genetic testing options through continuing education
Certified Genetic Counselor Required
Innovation flourishes here, and we want your hard-earned experience and gained skills to advance further with our team. For more information and to apply, please visit us online at jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID: 36237. EOE
Internal Number: 36237
About WakeMed Health & Hospitals
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.
To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.
When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.
We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.