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Director of Clinical Genetic Counselors

IU Health Physicians
Date Posted
25 October, 2022
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Full Time
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Director of Clinical Genetic Counselors

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Job Description


The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics is seeking applicants with expertise in genetic counseling for strategic development and expansion of genetic counseling services at the institution and professional development of genetic counselors. The applicant must be board certified in genetic counseling and be eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana. The applicant must have experience leading innovative programs in genetic counseling. The successful candidate will be working with physicians and genetic counselors to develop an integrated and comprehensive approach to genetic counseling throughout Indiana University Health. Faculty appointment with Indiana University is optional based on candidate's experience, publication, and funding track record.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provides clinical and operational support to the Advanced Providers/Genetic Counselors of one or more Service Lines.
  • Takes direction and collaborates with Senior Leadership, plans and directs the clinical activities for advanced practice providers of the of the Service Line(s).
  • Oversees adherence to organization policies and state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Supervises advanced providers and all other team members as assigned and directs daily operations to include staffing, quality improvement, customer service and access.
  • Works collaboratively with the Senior Leadership to ensure operational and financial performance metrics are met.
  • Maintains clinical practice and competency.
  • Serves as an active participant in clinical care by participating in direct patient care and teaching as needed.


  • Requires a masters prepared advanced practice degree such as Genetic Counselor, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Clinical Nurse Specialist, or equivalent.
  • Maintains genetic counselor license and board certification within the state of Indiana or has the ability to obtain an IN license.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible related work experience in a clinical setting with 3 to 5 years of concurrent management or informal leadership experience in order to gain knowledge of administration and operation of physician practices.
  • A Master of Health Administration or a Master of Business Administration degree and 1 to 2 years’ experience in an ambulatory setting may be accepted in lieu of management experience.
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Maintains prescriptive authority if required in practice setting.
  • Ability to occasionally lift/move/carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Indiana University Health is unlike any other healthcare system and we're looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People motivated to do their best every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves. As one of Indiana's largest employers, As one of Indiana's largest employers, our vision is to lead the transformation of healthcare through quality, innovation and education, and make Indiana one of the nation's healthiest states.


Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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