Genetic Counselor - Full Time

Requisition ID
2017-6632
Category
Allied Health Professional
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
11/3/2017

Overview

Community Regional Medical Center provides central California with the highest level of care available in the region. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California! Our 685 beds is home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. With a full-service 58,000 square-foot Emergency Department, we are one of the largest and busiest in California. We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand our pediatric specialty services. The hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus we continue to invest in research and training grants.

Employee Benefits We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.


Responsibilities

Community Regional Medical Center is seeking Genetic Counselor for our growing genetics services. You will have opportunities to see patients in multiple specialties e.g. Cancer, Neurology, Pediatrics, Adults and Pediatric Genetics. You’ll work in conjunction with senior tenured UCSF clinical geneticists with interests in prenatal diagnosis, dysmorphology, and intellectual disability in children and adults. You will be part of a genetics team that is actively involved in clinical care as well as clinical research. If you are looking to join a growing department and hospital, than Community Regional is the place for you!

JOB SUMMARY  As a Genetic Counselor, you will be responsible for providing genetic counseling, supportive and follow-up services to patients and family members at high risk for genetic and/or exposure related conditions with oversight by the MD Clinical Geneticist in the Genetic Center. We are looking for someone with effective communication with a proactive approach to problem solving. You will play an important role and will be a part of a highly-skilled team. Not only will you have the opportunity for professional growth and development but, we will help you to be successful in this rewarding job!  

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in Genetic Counseling. Successful graduation from an accredited program in genetic counseling approved by the American Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Credentialed by the CMC Medical Staff Office as an Advanced Practice Professional and privileged to perform genetic counseling services. Preferred: Experience is preferred. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus but not essential. New graduates are encouraged to apply!

License/Certification:
Certification as a Genetic Counselor through the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or American Board of Medical Genetics, Certified Diplomat.

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