The Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is currently recruiting two BC/BE full time clinical genetic counselors. Both positions include a faculty appointment commensurate with experience and qualifications. The candidate will join a vibrant clinical practice that includes 3 MD Medical Geneticists, 1 MD/PhD Medical Geneticist, 5 Genetic Counselors, and 2 Metabolic Dieticians in an academic setting providing comprehensive genetic services.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Successful candidates for position 1 will have the opportunity to participate in provision of medical genetic services with a 50% commitment to inpatient consultative services at Memorial Hermann Hospital/Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the other 50% time dedicated to provision of care through a Teratogen Hotline service. There is potential for involvement in research projects as another aspect of the position. The position will include teaching of genetic counseling masters students, medical students, residents and fellows at McGovern Medical School. Spanish speaking candidates preferred but not required
Successful candidates for position 2 will coordinate our provision of services at the Harris County Hospital District (HCHD) including outpatient clinics at the CEO Clinic of HCHD and inpatient consultation at the LBJ Hospital. This individual will also work in the Lysosomal Storage Diseases (LSD) Center of Excellence. There is potential for involvement in research projects as another aspect of the position. The position will include teaching of genetic counseling masters students, medical students, residents and fellows at McGovern Medical School. The candidate must be bilingual in Spanish and English.
The selected candidate for the position must have a Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling. Must be board eligible or board certified.
Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. The candidate for position 2 must be bilingual in Spanish and English.
Houston, the 4th largest city in the country, offers an outstanding quality of life with low cost of living and a wide range of activities from cultural events to sporting events.
Internal Number: 2000021D
About UT Health Science Center at Houston
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing, John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School, and schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, and public health. UTHealth includes the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists, and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.