Genomic Medicine Service provides a unique opportunity to deliver genetic counseling using the VA’s telehealth infrastructure to Veterans within the VA health care system nationwide. We provide care from Puerto Rico to Saipan, an outreach clinic for Hawai’i on the other side of the international date line! You will join a team of genetic professionals that include counselors with a passion for a breadth of clinical interests and a desire to work with an adult population.
Clinical services are provided entirely remotely and include both telemedicine and telephone consultation. Genetic consultation is provided to an adult patient population and includes but is not limited to cancer, neurological and cardiovascular genetics. Applicants must be detail-oriented and able to:
provide exceptional genetic counseling services to patients and clearly communicate with their providers
collect medical and family histories from the patient, the electronic medical record, and the referring providers
interpret family history and laboratory findings and discuss them with the patient in an appropriate manner
provide education to a nation of providers and lab personnel – the VA trains almost 80% of physicians and nurses.
Genomic Medicine Service is based in Salt Lake City. Genomic Medicine Service provides state of the art, private offices with convenient parking. We have a growing team of twelve genetic counselors, support staff, lab manager, program specialist, nurse practitioner, and MD geneticist. New graduate employees are trained and supported under a preceptorship program to help navigate their new position and the VA system. We receive referrals from multiple specialties for a wide range of indications. This position is a good fit for individuals who like variety and continued learning.
Utah is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts! The skiing, hiking, and camping options are superb. Salt Lake City has two professional sports teams and a vibrant night life with concerts, music, and theater options aplenty. From National Parks to ski resorts and golf courses, beautiful Park City to historic Temple Square, sunny St. George, a Tony-award winning Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City, to bustling Salt Lake City to tranquil Lake Powell, Utah will surprise you with its variety.
The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is the national office for Genomic Medicine Service. This VA service will provide genetic consultation to VA patients and providers on a national platform with telemedicine as the primary modality. The VA offers numerous health care benefit and retirement options.