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Cardiovascular Genetic Counselor (FT Days - Molecular Genetics)

IU Health Physicians Support Services
Date Posted
01 September, 2022
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Full Time
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Requisition Number
336970
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Cardiovascular Genetic Counselor (FT Days - Molecular Genetics)

Job Description

Overview

This position provides genetic counseling for individuals and families seen via in-person and virtual clinics within the Cardiovascular Genetics Program. These clinics include independent genetic counseling and working as part of a care team with cardiac and/or genetics providers in both pediatric and adult care settings.  Our program provides care for patients and families in the following areas and the specific areas that this position focuses on will be determined in part by the interests of the GC in this role: cardiomyopathy, aortopathy, lipids, electrophysiology, pulmonary hypertension, and general cardiovascular genetics.

This role will include clinical supervision genetic counseling graduate students in the Indiana University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program and working with graduate students on research studies as well as other clinical research projects.

Our Cardiovascular Genetics Program, the only comprehensive program in the state of Indiana, currently consists of 3 full-time cardiovascular GCs, a genetic counseling assistant, 2 geneticists, and several cardiologists. Additionally, there is an active basic science cardiovascular research team that overlaps and collaborates with our clinical team.  The cardiovascular genetic counseling group utilizes our expertise to support and empower our patients through content expertise, family-based care, and genomics expertise. We seek to improve the understanding of and access to cardiovascular genetics for the public, medical professionals, and learners in IU/IU Health, the state of Indiana, and beyond. We work to create a collegial, professional environment where we can collaboratively work to achieve our goals.  The Cardiovascular Genetics Program is part of the clinical team in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics.  In addition to the team member mentioned above there are an additional twenty genetic counselors and thirteen medical geneticist providing care in such areas as general genetics, inpatient, cancer, metabolic, neurology, ophthalmology, and developmental pediatrics.  Colleagues, genetic counseling team leads, and the Director of Clinical Genetic Counseling provide mentorship and ample opportunities for professional development both within the department, IU Health, and the greater genetic counseling community.

While cardiovascular genetic counseling experience is a plus, it is not necessary for this position.  Experienced genetic counselors, newer graduates, and those currently enrolled in a master’s degree program with graduation in the spring of 2023 are welcome to apply.

 Requires Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics.
• Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselor license in the state of Indiana.
• Requires Board Certification by ABMG/ABGC or Board eligible within 1 year of employment.
• Requires basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.

 

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.

Qualifications for the Cardiovascular Genetic Counselor (FT Days - Molecular Genetics) Role

Overview

This position provides genetic counseling for individuals and families seen via in-person and virtual clinics within the Cardiovascular Genetics Program. These clinics include independent genetic counseling and working as part of a care team with cardiac and/or genetics providers in both pediatric and adult care settings.  Our program provides care for patients and families in the following areas and the specific areas that this position focuses on will be determined in part by the interests of the GC in this role: cardiomyopathy, aortopathy, lipids, electrophysiology, pulmonary hypertension, and general cardiovascular genetics.

This role will include clinical supervision genetic counseling graduate students in the Indiana University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program and working with graduate students on research studies as well as other clinical research projects.

Our Cardiovascular Genetics Program, the only comprehensive program in the state of Indiana, currently consists of 3 full-time cardiovascular GCs, a genetic counseling assistant, 2 geneticists, and several cardiologists. Additionally, there is an active basic science cardiovascular research team that overlaps and collaborates with our clinical team.  The cardiovascular genetic counseling group utilizes our expertise to support and empower our patients through content expertise, family-based care, and genomics expertise. We seek to improve the understanding of and access to cardiovascular genetics for the public, medical professionals, and learners in IU/IU Health, the state of Indiana, and beyond. We work to create a collegial, professional environment where we can collaboratively work to achieve our goals.  The Cardiovascular Genetics Program is part of the clinical team in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics.  In addition to the team member mentioned above there are an additional twenty genetic counselors and thirteen medical geneticist providing care in such areas as general genetics, inpatient, cancer, metabolic, neurology, ophthalmology, and developmental pediatrics.  Colleagues, genetic counseling team leads, and the Director of Clinical Genetic Counseling provide mentorship and ample opportunities for professional development both within the department, IU Health, and the greater genetic counseling community.

While cardiovascular genetic counseling experience is a plus, it is not necessary for this position.  Experienced genetic counselors, newer graduates, and those currently enrolled in a master’s degree program with graduation in the spring of 2023 are welcome to apply.

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     Requires Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics.
  •  Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselor license in the state of Indiana.
  •  Requires Board Certification by ABMG/ABGC or Board eligible within 1 year of employment.
  •  Requires basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.
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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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