Genetic Counselor in the Division of Medical Genetics
URMC Department of Genetics
Location: Rochester, New York
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Based on experience.
2 openings available.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 235882
The Department of Medicine, Division of Genetics at the University of Rochester is seeking to fill a full-time clinical Genetic Counselor position in Adult General Genetics. The University of Rochester is a major genetics service provider in upstate New York. Our highly successful and active primary clinical programs include our General Genetics clinic and Cardiogenetics clinic. There are a number of allied programs in neurogenetics, cancer genetics, pediatric genetics, ocular genetics, prenatal and reproductive genetics as well. We also have laboratory services in cytogenetics and cytogenomics, biochemical genetics and molecular genetics.
Successful candidates are expected to share the clinical responsibilities of the Division of Genetics with another genetic counselor and medical geneticist, as well as collaborate with other counselors and genetics providers in the allied programs. The Division of Genetics provides diagnostic genetic evaluations for adult patients for a variety of genetic conditions including, but not limited to, cardiovascular conditions, hereditary connective tissue disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, hearing loss, kidney disorders, and specific hereditary cancer syndromes. The position also includes teaching opportunities involving residents, medical students, and genetic counseling students.
The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported. The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
The candidate will be appointed as a faculty member. Candidates with MS degree in genetic counseling, who are Board Certified/Board eligible by the ABGC are encouraged to apply.