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Genetic Counselor

Organization
University of Iowa Health Care
Job Location
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States
Salary
$66,000- commensurate
Benefits

National Society of Genetic Counselors membership

Genetic Counselor Professional Development fund to cover the costs of conference attendance, board review course/exam, CEUs, etc.

Moving expenses

Competitive salary based on the qualifications of the applicant

Health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, and disability coverage

Paid holidays

Wellness program benefits

Job Description

University of Iowa Health Care has immediate multiple full-time openings for Genetic Counselors within the departments of:

  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

(Req # 19004410 – Associate Genetic Counselor (Clinical/Technical Specialist)

(Req # 19004411 – Genetic Counselor (Specialized Care Coordinator)

 

 

Requirements

 

Education Required

 

A Master's Degree in Human Genetics, or Genetic Counseling is required.

 

 

 

Experience Requirements

 

Board certification or eligibility in genetic counseling from the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required.

 

 

 

Current or eligible to be licensed as a Genetic Counselor in state of Iowa is required.

 

 

 

Genetics Counseling clinical rotations or internship experience, or 6 months to 1 year experience in the field of genetic counseling is required.

 

 

 

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required.

 

 

 

Valid Driver's License, plus the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standard.

 

 

 

Desirable Qualifications

 

Demonstrated time management and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is desirable.

 

 

 

Experience in the field of genetic counseling is desirable.

 

 

 

Experience in genetics research and/or recruitment of human subjects for research projects is desirable.

 

 

How to Apply

To learn more about the positions contact:

 

Stacy Pruter

HR Coordinator

319-678-8155

[email protected]

 

Colleen Campbell, PhD, MS, CGC

Director of Genetic Counseling Operations

[email protected]

 

About Our Organization

Nationally Ranked 1990-2021 (ADULT CARE)

 

2020-2021:

 

Ophthalmology (6)

Otolaryngology (7)

Gynecology (34)

Cancer (41)

 

#WhyIowa

 

As a valued member of our healthcare team, we would like to help you find the right fit within University of Iowa Health Care to meet your career goals and interests. Genetic counseling is a priority for University of Iowa Health Care, and the role of genetic counselors will become even more prominent as we continue to strengthen and grow our Genetic Counseling Services. Genetic counselors work independently as well as collaboratively with other members of our interdisciplinary teams.

 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

About University of Iowa Health Care

 

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.