Rush University Medical Center  Genetic Counselor in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Genetic Counselor


Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Genetics

Job Number: 2018-2106

Job Description:

Genetic Counselor

Rush University Medical Center is looking for a Genetic Counselor to join their team.

Board-Eligible NEW GRADS Welcome to Apply!

Position Highlights:

  • Rush University Medical Center is a highly respected academic medical center in Chicago, IL

  • Join an energetic and collaborative team of Geneticists and Genetic Counselors in an active and growing department to work with pediatric patients

  • Ability to contribute your unique strengths to shape your practice and develop new projects and ideas

  • Opportunities for research, teaching and community outreach involvement

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive pediatric counseling services

  • Participate in patient follow-up, monitoring and documentation for Lysosomal Storage Disorders clinic and registry

  • Coordinates specimen delivery with appropriate laboratories.

  • May be occasional travel to satellite clinics

  • Participate in self-or department-directed research projects and grants

Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) is required.

  • IL Genetic Counselor License

  • ABGC or ABMG Board Certified or eligible for certification

  • Mature and flexible practitioner with critical thinking abilities, the ability to function independently and demonstrate strong motivational, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four- time Magnet designated™ facility located in Chicago, IL

  • Award winning academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

  • RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community. #LI-SK1

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.