The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Acting Chair Dr. Peter Takacs, M.D., PhD, MBA at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), is seeking an outstanding ABGC/ABMG Board Certified or Board Eligible prenatal genetic counselor to join the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. The MFM division is a regional referral center for Eastern Virginia and Northern North Carolina and is currently staffed by 10 faculty with diverse interests in all aspects of maternal-fetal medicine. The MFM division also supports a board-certified fellowship program and an infrastructure conducive for clinical research activities.
Provide prenatal and preconception genetic counseling to a diverse population, serving high risk patients
Coordination of genetic screening and testing and disclosure of results
Preconception genetic counseling with referrals from local fertility specialists
Educational resource for patients, families, providers and medical staff
Opportunity to serve as a clinical rotation site for Virginia Commonwealth University
Ideal Candidates will demonstrate strength in providing counseling to individuals and families with increased risk of genetic conditions and providing management of risks for aneuploidy and other genetic issues, with an emphasis on patient safety, quality, and communication.
EVMS is located in the historic city of Norfolk, neighboring the city of Virginia Beach with superb beaches and outdoor activities. This family-friendly area ranks as one of the top places to live in the United States.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and is highly competitive on a regional, national, and international level.
All inquiries and applications will be held in the strictest confidence and will be reviewed as they are received. Applicants should apply on line at www.evms.edu.
EVMS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, and Drug and Tobacco Free workplace.
The MFM division of Eastern Virginia Medical School is a regional referral center for Eastern Virginia and Northern North Carolina with diverse interests in all aspects of maternal-fetal medicine. The MFM division also supports a board-certified fellowship program and an infrastructure conducive for clinical research activities.