University of Rochester Medical Center / Golisano Children’s Hospital
Rochester, New York
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Genetics at the University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking 2 full-time genetic counselors to join our team at Golisano Children’s Hospital.
URMC is a major genetics service provider in upstate New York with highly successful genetics programs in pediatrics, adult medicine, neurogenetics, ocular genetics and prenatal/reproductive genetics. Our current clinical programs include Inborn Metabolic Disorders, General Pediatric Genetics clinics, in-patient consultation service and the collaborative multidisciplinary Craniofacial Team Clinic. We are in a major growth phase and increasing our programs to include multiple disciplines.Successful candidates are expected to share clinical and teaching responsibilities with other genetic counselors in the Division, as well as collaborate with and support other specialty divisions. As we continue to expand our team, counselors will have the opportunity to sub-specialize in one of several areas including: nephrology, endocrinology, hematology/oncology, metabolic genetics, pulmonology, and others. Successful candidates will have support for continuing professional development. Research is encouraged and will be facilitated as well as local, national and international opportunities to educate others.
Successful candidates should have a Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) Accredited Program, have either successfully passed the ABGC Board Certification Exam (and be in good standing) or are Board eligible and must plan to take the exam within the next year.Applicants should have excellent communication skills in regards to both patients and colleagues, enjoy working with children of all ages, seek a collaborative work environment and be capable of utilizing electronic medical record systems. Prior experience after training is not required. We seek applicants regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or creed and seek diversity.
Eligible and interested candidates should submit their application, CV, and at least 2 references to Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, FAAP, FAAO, FRCSC, Division Chief, Division of Pediatric Genetics ([email protected]).
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About University of Rochester Medical Center
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. It forms the centerpiece of the University of Rochester’s health research, teaching and patient care missions.The University of Rochester Medical Center is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, and nonprofit research university.The medical center includes Strong Memorial Hospital, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, with its faculty practice (University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group), and the University of Rochester School of Nursing.The University of Rochester’s clinical enterprise, UR Medicine, consists of six hospitals located throughout the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier regions – Strong Memorial, Highland, F.F. Thompson, Noyes Memorial, Jones Memorial, and St. James hospitals – as well as Golisano Children’s Hospital, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, UR Medicine Home Care, the Highlands at Pittsford and Highlands at Brighton, nine urgent care centers, and an extensive primary care network.UR Medicine’s flagship facility, the 886-bed Strong Memorial Hospital, is designa...ted by the New York State Department of Health as a Level One regional trauma and burn center. It is home to nationally renowned clinical care, including Upstate New York’s only cardiac and liver transplant programs, the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience, Golisano Children’s Hospital, and the Wilmot Cancer Institute, upstate’s premier cancer center providing comprehensive cancer care with expertise in precision medicine, complex cancers and clinical trials.With a solid reputation for quality, Strong Memorial Hospital offers some of the top clinical programs in the nation as recognized by US News & World Report, and has earned the National Research Corporation “Consumer Choice Award” all 21 years since the honor’s inception.Golisano Children’s Hospital employs more than 200 pediatric specialists and provides a spectrum of care that spans more than 40 specialty areas, serving the more than 85,000 children and their families each year. It serves as the referral center for all seriously ill or injured children from the 17-county Finger Lakes region and beyond. Our missions are to provide comprehensive care for children and their families, educate future pediatricians and pediatric specialists, and perform progressive research that will lead to the medical breakthroughs of tomorrow.