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Genetic Counselor

Akron, OH
We're working on behalf of a nationally recognize children's hospital that is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.  The healthcare system has two (2) hospitals in northeast Ohio and more than 60 urgent, primary and specialty care locations.  They also partner with other health systems to bring their neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals. With more than a million patient visits a year, the organization has been leading the way to healthier futures for children through quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and medical discovery since 1890.

Looking for a great opportunity?  We seek candidates with Board Certification/Board Eligible status by the National Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and three (3) or more year of experience for the role of Genetic Counselor.  In this role you will provide genetic counseling, supportive and follow up services to patients and family members at high risk for genetic and/or exposure related conditions. You will work with clients in regard to genetic disorders/birth defects after assessing, researching, and interpreting information.  Provides information and testing recommendations related to managing the situation identified.  Consults with physicians, allied health professionals, and/ or educators in regard to genetic issues.  Educates lay persons, teachers, health care professionals, and/or payers through formal/informal presentations, pamphlets, and/or publications.  Participates in policy/procedure setting regarding genetics issues at the institution and through local, state, or national meetings.  Expands and develops genetic services through seeking, writing, and administering grants.  Performs research as appropriate.

Candidates must have a Master's degree in Genetic Counseling.  Minimum of 3 (three) years’ experience preferred.  Board Certification/board eligible by the National Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and licensure/ licensure eligible in Ohio. Must pass boards within first cycle offered to retain position.  Excellent communication (oral and written) and organizational skills required.  Must be able to interpret multidisciplinary information with cultural and emotional sensitivity for presentation to various levels of audience understanding.

Highly competitive compensation and excellent benefits.  This is a fine opportunity to join an organization that has created a culture of collaboration and dedication. It is this culture that helps them lead the way to healthier futures for children through expert medical care, research, prevention and wellness programs. It's a culture that has earned them Parent's magazine's designation for 20 most innovative children's hospitals. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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