Join our team of genetic counselors, and participate in cutting edge research, clinical care and education. This position will include a combination of clinical and research genetic counseling as well as educational activities. Clinical genetic counseling is performed alongside a board-certified medical geneticist at The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine, LLC. The Smith Family Clinic is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HudsonAlpha and a one-of-a-kind medical clinic devoted to the practice of genomic medicine.
This position will also provide support for on-going clinical research projects at HudsonAlpha. Current projects include Information is Power, a population screening program for inherited cancer risk, SouthSeq, an NIH-funded project exploring use of whole genome sequencing in NICU nurseries, and the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, a state-funded research program offering genomic screening to adults in Alabama. The genetic counseling team is heavily involved in these projects, among others, providing high quality education and genet-ic counseling support to patients, healthcare providers and the community. The genetic counseling team at HudsonAlpha also provides education and training in genetics and genomics for healthcare providers and trainees.
Able to provide clinical genetic counseling in a variety of clinical situations
Proficient with common technology applications
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects, timelines and deadlines
Attention to detail
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling
Board eligible/certified through the American Board of Genetic Counseling (Spring 2020 graduates welcome to apply)
Internal Number: 001
About HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is a genomic science and applications nonprofit organization located in Huntsville, Alabama. It is a high-volume genomic data producer and a global scientific collaborator valued for genomic data analysis and interpretation to solve questions in cancer, undiagnosed childhood genomic disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders, immune-mediated disease, agriculture and more. Its unique campus crosses the boundaries between scientists, educators, and commercial business to spark innovation and growth.