McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston is currently recruiting for a full-time Instructor clinical genetic counselor for The Department of Pediatrics. The candidate will join a vibrant clinical practice that includes three MD Medical Geneticists, and one MD/Ph.D. Medical Geneticist, six Genetic Counselors, and two Metabolic Dieticians in an academic setting providing comprehensive genetic services.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Serve as lead faculty member for the Medical Genetics services at Harris Health System (HHS) and primarily receive consultation requests from Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) Hospital and coordinate the Pediatric Medical Genetics Clinic at Cleveland E. Odom Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center.
The Instructor is expected to participate in all educational activities of the Medical Genetics Division, which include teaching students, residents, and fellows for UTHealth and our affiliated programs with MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist.
The Instructor will serve as a secondary provider for other Genetic counseling faculty members, as needed, to accomplish other Division activities like telephone teratogen counseling and supporting the Medical Genetics Clinic at the UT Professional Building (UTPB).
Board eligible or board certified.
Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.
UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. UTHealth Houston is one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic health centers.
As a comprehensive health science university, the mission of UTHealth Houston is to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health.
We pursue this mission in order to advance the quality of human life by enhancing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and injury, as well as promoting individual health and community well-being.
Excellence above all in the quest to be an acknowledged leader in the collaboration to treat, cure, and prevent the most common diseases of our time through education, research, and clinical practice.