The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences seeks a full time genetic counselor at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) in Little Rock, Arkansas who is BE/BC with the American Board of Genetic Counseling to join an academic pediatric genetics practice.
Clinical team includes 3 physicians, 3 genetic counselors, 1 genetic counseling assistant, 1 specialty nurse, and 2 metabolic nutritionists with active growth plan at primary hospital.
Satellite hospital also with independent genetic services.
Clinical duties include opportunities to work in general genetics clinics, metabolic clinics as well as multidisciplinary clinics
Roles to serve the inpatient population also available
Opportunities to teach in the genetic counseling training program
Opportunities to assist in publications, giving presentations, and attending conferences
Supportive environment for clinical research and innovation
Help be a part of our genetics team as it grows and expands
Only tertiary-care pediatric hospital in Arkansas with a population of 2.8 million is the major pediatric referral center for Arkansas serving children from birth to age 21.
Staff consists of more than 500 faculty, 200 residents (95 pediatrics), and 4,400 support staff.
The campus spans 36 city blocks and the hospital includes 336 beds, and offers three intensive care units.
Little Rock metro area has a population range of 580,000.
The downtown River Market, South on Main and Argenta (North Little Rock) areas provide a walking district for dining, shopping, sports, museums, libraries, night life, concerts, festivals and a host of other activities.
The 34-mile Arkansas River Trail system connects Pinnacle Mountain, Big Dam Bridge, Two Rivers Bridge and provides opportunities for cycling, jogging, walking, hiking and other outdoor activities.
Large enough to be culturally diverse and small enough to encourage a feeling of community.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine named Little Rock one of the “10 Great Cities That Have It All.”
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling, Board Eligible/Board Certified, ABGC
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Increased salary based on genetic counseling experience