The Division of Genetics and Metabolism in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks an ABGC or ABMG certified/eligible genetic counselor. This position is a Clinical Instructor faculty, genetic counseling appointment. Responsibilities include performing patient intakes, providing genetic counseling and follow-up in general pediatric genetics and metabolism clinics. In addition, working closely with MD clinical geneticists and trainees is expected. Opportunities will be available to engage in ongoing research projects. Excellent counseling, teaching, and organizational skills and independence are a must. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. The Pediatric Genetics team includes seven physicians, five genetic counselors, two metabolic dieticians and two nurse practitioner providers, who work collaboratively in caring for their patients and families with compassion and evidence-based care. We also have an active accredited fellowship training program. They also work and interact closely with colleagues from Adult Medical and Cancer Genetics, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetic Laboratories. Faculty members in the Division are actively involved in hearing loss research, mucopolysaccharidosis translational research, clinical studies evaluating the utility of using next generation sequencing for newborn screening and with the birth defects registry. The North Carolina Children's Hospital is part of a busy quaternary care medical center and a major referral center for children with complex conditions in the state and region. The North Carolina Children's Hospital has 150 inpatient beds and a comprehensive children's outpatient center located in the same building, enabling children to see multiple specialists in a single visit. The North Carolina Children's Hospital physicians work hand-in-hand with community hospitals and pediatricians all across the state, providing specialty care to more than 70,000 children from all 100 counties in North Carolina each year.
Education and Experience:
Excellent counseling, teaching, and organizational skills and independence are a must.
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