The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a full-time on-site Genetic Counselor to work as a member of the vibrant and growing genetics team for the pediatric and adult clinical genetic services. Working with our medical providers, the successful candidate will have primary responsibility for follow up of newborn screening and for our outreach/satellite service. Our Genetic Counselors are Instructors in the Department of Pediatrics and active in the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Program for the Masters in Genetic Counseling. In addition to teaching and supervision of trainees in Genetic Counseling, our Genetic Counselors participate in teaching of teaching trainees in medicine and pediatrics, and have opportunity to participate in scholarly activities.
Master's degree from a graduate program accreted by the Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling and/or active board certification or board eligibility by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.
New graduates are welcome to apply; applicants who are available to begin in May, and applicants with two years or more of relevant experience in general adult and/or pediatric genetics and/or inborn errors of metabolism, may be preferred.
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Mar 9, 2021
Internal Number: 168421
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.