Increased salary based on genetic counseling experience
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 003
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, announces an opening for a full time pediatric genetic counselor at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Primary responsibilities include all aspects of clinical genetic counseling, case management, and follow up in a pediatric genetics program. Opportunities for participation in our genetic counseling training program, community outreach clinics, and multidisciplinary clinics are available.
The UAMS Department of Pediatrics employs over 230 faculty members and 75 residents. Arkansas Children's Hospital is among the largest children's hospitals in the United States and is the only tertiary care facility for children in the state. UAMS is the only college of medicine in Arkansas. UAMS offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as an education reimbursement bonus (details upon inquiry). For more information regarding UAMS please see the University's web site http://www.uams.edu/
The Section of Genetics within Pediatrics at UAMS is a large vibrant group that continues to grow. Currently, the division has 4 MD geneticists, 4 genetic counselors, 1 genetic counseling assistant, and 2 metabolic nutritionists.
Little Rock is a mid-size city with affordable housing and friendly communities. It is centrally located within the state and close to hiking trails, lakes, canoeing, and camping activities! Please consider a visit!
Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling, Board Eligible/Board Certified, ABGC
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family,
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave,
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only),
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS,
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000,
Career Training and Educational Opportunities,
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy,
Salary: offered commensurate with experience