Christiana Care Health System is currently recruiting for 3 Full-time Genetic Counselors in the following areas:
1 Full time position for Prenatal and Preconception Genetic Counselor
1 Split position with Prenatal/Preconception Genetic Counselor and Adult/Neuro Genetics
1 Cancer Genetic Counselor
Christiana Care is a 906-bed, 1.3-million-square-foot, modern facility in Newark, Delaware. Christiana Hospital provides a level of care only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Our mission is for the love of health to serve our neighbors as expert, caring partners in their health. Our Center for Medical Genomics currently has 7 genetic counselors and 1 medical geneticist that provide genetic counseling across multiple service lines, including oncology, prenatal, NICU, cardiovascular, neurology and adult services. The Center for Medical Genomics is currently recruiting for 3 Full-time Genetic Counselors to join our team.
As counselor you will be responsible for conducting intake screening and risk assessment, explaining the nature and scope of testing procedures, and following up with results. Opportunities are available to teach and supervise residents, fellows, and genetic counseling students. You will also provide educational lectures to professionals as well as participate in community outreach. Educational enrichment is integral to the position with participation in journal clubs, and case conferences.
Master’s degree in Human Genetics/ Genetic Counseling.
ABGC or ACMG Board certification is required at hire or the individual must be ABGC board eligible and have active candidate status.
In addition, the candidate must obtain a Delaware Genetic Counselor license. Board certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling is required for continued employment as this is a necessary requirement for licensure. One year experience desired, but not required.
Internal Number: 215303
About Christiana Care
Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions.
Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."
Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our... talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive.
Christiana Care Health System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.