Genetics Counselor

East Lansing MI
May 24, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

Michigan State University's Division of Human Genetics has an immediate opening for a Genetic Counselor.  Seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team in a University-based genetics center with one other genetic counselor and one clinical geneticist.  We have a comprehensive clinical genetics program comprising of pediatric, reproductive, adult, and cancer genetic counseling, which provides services in multi-disciplinary bleeding and clotting disorder clinics, as well as newborn screening for cystic fibrosis. Primarily provides clinical services to patients in East Lansing, in addition to several outreach locations in Michigan. This position offers opportunities to specialize in pediatric/adult, cancer, and/or reproductive genetic counseling depending on the candidate's interests.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work such as Master of Science in Genetics or Genetic Counseling from an accredited institution. Up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in counseling, crisis intervention and in the evaluation of detailed medical records; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The job also requires certification or eligibility leading to certification within Board-established time restraints by the American Board of Medical Genetics or American Board of Genetic Counselors.

Desired Qualifications

One year of related work experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; possession of a valid vehicle operator's license.

Work Hours


Summary of Health Risks

Duties associated with this position include: TB risk or work within three feet of patients in a health care setting; wear a respirator.

(Bidding Eligibility ends May 30, 2017 at 11:55 PM)

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