Genetic Counselor I - Medical Genomics Laboratory - AM (001)
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: T209774
Genetic Counselor I - Medical Genomics Laboratory - AM (001)-(T209774)
Compensation: Pay Range: $63,875 - $103,800 / year - Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.
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Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.
Job Description: While training and operating with a limited clinical schedule, to provide genetic counseling services for various genetics clinics, including but not limited to maternal-fetal medicine, oncology, neurology, cardiology, and plastic surgery. To function as a member of the healthcare team, providing invaluable services, including risk assessment, education, result interpretation and supportive counseling for patients. To not only support medical geneticists, but also various specialties across the system.
Completion of, or within one year of graduation from a Master's degree program in Genetic Counseling required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently certified or eligible to be certified as a Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC) by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within three (3) years of obtaining a Master's degree.
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.