Boston University Medical Center seeks a full-time genetic counselor to join the Division of Pediatrics with faculty appointment at the Boston University School of Medicine. The counselor will provide genetic counseling services for children, adults, and families with a broad range of genetic conditions (intellectual disability, ASD, malformation syndromes, birth defects, family history of genetic conditions, etc.) out of the Pediatric Specialty Group clinic at Boston Medical Center and will participate in a program to optimize genetic lab services at the institution. Consideration for involvement in other areas of genetic counselor such as cancer genetic or research can be considered based on candidate interest.
The genetic counselor must be self-directed, perform at a high level of independence, and seek case consultation as needed. The counselor will also participate in clinical supervision for genetic counseling students when appropriate and would fill a faculty position within the Boston University M.S. Genetic Counseling Program, working alongside a team of other GCs, the GC Program Director and a medical geneticist. Applicants must be board certified or eligible with a Master's degree in human genetics/genetic counseling from an accredited program. Provisional or full genetic counseling license for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. Experience is preferred; recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. The Department of Pediatrics believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our clinical, research and academic programs.
If you are interested in applying for or learning more about the position, please send a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Jodi Hoffman, Director, Division of Genetics (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Kathleen Swenson, GC Program Director (email@example.com).
Internal Number: PG210
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At Boston Medical Center, all are welcome and treated equally. The best and brightest physicians, representing virtually every medical specialty, choose to work here for the opportunity to make a difference in their community and beyond. Unwavering in its commitment to the community, BMC is a private, not-for-profit, 496-bed, academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End. The primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine, BMC is the largest safety net hospital and busiest trauma and emergency services center in New England.