Local Job Opportunities

Please see the list of Career Opportunities for Genetic Counselors.  Postings are in order that we received the request to post them with the most recent on top and any positions older than one year will be removed unless we are asked to re-post the position.

 

Posted Spring 2017

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Genetic Counselor

St.Vincent has an established reputation and tradition in the State of Indiana for providing excellence in patient care through our Core Values of Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity, and Dedication. Throughout St.Vincent, the ageless mission of St. Vincent de Paul remains unchanged: to minister to the bodies, minds, and spirits of those in need by keeping healthcare human. As one of the largest healthcare systems in the State of Indiana, our state-of-the-art technology, extraordinary associates, and Spirit of Caring can be found in healthcare ministries serving over half of Indiana’s counties. St.Vincent is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest not-for-profit Catholic Healthcare System.

The Genetic Counselor provides genetic counseling to patients and counseling and coordination services for other screening programs. Responsibilities: Provides counseling and psychological support to patients and their families. Interprets complex genetic and laboratory data/test results. Communicates findings with physician. Assists patients with navigation of financial aspects associated with genetic testing. Assists with diagnosing genetic problems and develops short and long term genetic counseling plans.

Qualifications Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
Preferred Credential(s): Certified Counselor specializing in Genetics or Board eligibility obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Minimum Qualification: None
Required Education: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling by hire date to position
Work Experience: Preferred experience as a Genetic Counselor

Contact: Tracie Nelson – Tracie.nelson@ascensionrecruiter.org
Apply:  www.stvincent.org/jobs  (ID: 185395)


Genetic Counselor Assistant

St.Vincent has an established reputation and tradition in the State of Indiana for providing excellence in patient care through our Core Values of Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity, and Dedication. Throughout St.Vincent, the ageless mission of St. Vincent de Paul remains unchanged: to minister to the bodies, minds, and spirits of those in need by keeping healthcare human. As one of the largest healthcare systems in the State of Indiana, our state-of-the-art technology, extraordinary associates, and Spirit of Caring can be found in healthcare ministries serving over half of Indiana’s counties. St.Vincent is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest not-for-profit Catholic Healthcare System.

The Assistant-Genetic Counseling performs a variety of general clerical duties to support the assigned area(s) or program.

Responsibilities: Composes, types and transcribes correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written communications as required. Routes written communications as appropriate. Communicates with others in person, telephone, and/or email. May receive and screen visitors and handles general inquiries. Assists with preparing for and facilitating meetings, conferences, programs and/or special events. Establishes and maintains filing systems. Orders and stocks supplies.

Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s Degree by hire date to position.
Preferred Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Psychology, or related field by hire date to position.
Work Experience:
Minimum Qualification: None

Contact: Tracie Nelson – Tracie.nelson@ascensionrecruiter.org
Apply:  www.stvincent.org/jobs  (ID: 187625)


Posted Winter 2017

 

Part-time Prenatal Genetic Counselor at Franciscan Health Indianapolis

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Patients and families receiving education and support often need guidance and counseling to help them better understand a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects.  Our Genetic Counselors are the support our patients and families need.  These are the people who work with families to give them resources and provide them with personalized counseling and reassurance.

Are you a good listener?  Are you a resourceful problem-solver?  Do you enjoy helping others?  We have a special role that needs your skills.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Collaborate with physicians and care providers to determine the most appropriate genetic test and counseling for each patient and family situation.
  • Perform individualized patient pre-test and post-test genetic counseling sessions in collaboration with the maternal fetal medicine physician.
  • Facilitate the identification of patients and families where genetic counseling is recommended or of benefit.
  • Prepare and document the individualized genetic counseling reports and risk assessment for patient and families and document findings.
  • Analyze genetic information to identify potential risk for specific disorders and syndromes.
  • Interview patients or review medical records to obtain comprehensive patient or family medical histories and document findings.
  • Discuss testing options and the associated risks, benefits and limitations with patients and families to assist them in making informed decisions.
  • Assessment of clients psychological or emotional needs such as those related to stress, fear of test results, financial issues  and marital (significant other) conflicts to make referral recommendations or assist patients in managing outcomes.
  • Determine or coordinate treatment plans by requesting laboratory services, reviewing genetics or counseling literature and considering histories or diagnosing data.
  • Interpret laboratory results and communicate findings to patient or physicians.
  • Field calls and makes appropriate referrals and recommendations to patients, families and caregivers regarding genetic counseling issues.

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

  • Passion for working with families through the reproductive cycle.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Master’s in Genetic Counseling Required

1-3 Years’ Experience Preferred

License(s): Indiana license required

Certification(s): board certified by the ABGC or board eligible

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Posted Fall 2016 

Genetic Counseling Assistant at St.Vincent Hospital

City, State:  Indianapolis,IN

Location:  Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St

Department:   Oncology Genetics

Additional Job Details:  FT Days

The Genetic Counseling Assistant performs a variety of general clerical duties to support the assigned area(s) or program.

Responsibilities:

  • Composes, types and transcribes correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written communications as required.  Routes written communications as appropriate.
  • Communicates with others in person, telephone, and/or email.  May receive and screen visitors and handles general inquiries.
  • Assists with preparing for and facilitating meetings, conferences, programs and/or special events.
  • Establishes and maintains filing systems. Orders and stocks supplies.

Education:

  • Minimum Qualification:  Bachelor’s Degree by hire date to position. Preferred Qualification:  Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Psychology, or related field by hire date to position.

Work Experience:

Minimum Qualification:  None.

Service of the Poor. Reverence. Integrity. Wisdom. Creativity. Dedication. These are the Core Values we uphold at St.Vincent.

If they describe you, you may be a good candidate to join our nationally-recognized team at one of our many Indiana ministries.

To view our job openings, visit www.stvincent.org/jobs – ID: 169039

To apply for a position online, click the “Apply Now” button.

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For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension Candidate Care at 1-855-778-6037.

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Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics has four open Genetic Counselor positions.

 

GC I – This position will provide genetic counseling expertise to a newly developed pediatric cancer precision medicine program at IUSM and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health; and will have a role in the clinical, research, education, and training missions of the program and the Departments of Medical and Molecular Genetics, and Pediatrics. To apply please go to https://jobs.iu.edu.

 

GC I – This position exists to conduct genetic counseling for pediatric and adult patients in various IU Health Physicians. The incumbent participates in student supervision and teaching. This position involves working as a member of the clinical genetics team, providing information and support to families who have members with birth defects or genetic disorders and to families at- risk for inherited conditions. To apply please go to http://careers.iuhealth.org/search/genetic-counselor-i

 

GC II – This position will provide genetic counseling expertise primarily in the area of precision genomics at IUSM and will have a role in the clinical, research, education, and training missions of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics. Precision genomics clinics will typically occur in a clinical and/or research setting and will include a range of precision genomic clinics including those focused in cancer. To apply please go to https://jobs.iu.edu.

 

GC III – This position will lead administrative efforts to develop and supervise a comprehensive genetic counseling program at IUSM specifically in the area of cancer genomics. This will include all cancer counseling occurring within the Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health Cancer Center, precision genomics clinics, and new cancer-related clinics. This individual will have a role in the clinical, research, education, and training missions of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics. To apply please go to https://jobs.iu.edu.

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Genetic Counselor | Community Health Network

Job Location This genetic counselor will join an employed group of over 900 providers in Indianapolis, IN.

Highlights Community Physician Network is seeking a Genetic Counselor to work alongside our experienced team of physicians, surgeons and genetic counselors that are partnered with MD Anderson located at Community Hospital South and Community Hospital North. • Full-time day opportunity • No required call • Integral teamwork required to deliver quality patient-focused and evidence-based medicine

Licensure & Certification • Certification through the American Board of Genetic Counseling for the state of Indiana • Communication and interpersonal skills are essential • Experience preferred but not required

About Us Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is guided by a simple mission: “Deeply committed to the communities we serve, we enhance health and well-being.” We fulfill this mission by making exceptional health care easy to access, as well as by involving ourselves deeply in the well-being and quality of life of the communities that gave birth to our network nearly six decades ago. Our organization’s values are represented by the acronym PRIIDE: Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovations, Dedication, and Excellence. These values drive the work we do every day and the attitude we bring to every task.

Site Description With an appealing blend of big-city amenities, cosmopolitan style, small-town affordability and communities which boast top notch school systems, the Indianapolis area is consistently ranked nationally among the best places to live. Indiana is also consistently ranked one of the top 5 physician friendly states.

For more information, contact:

Caitlin Gallagher, Senior Network Physician Recruiter

Phone: 317-621-7502 | Email: CGallagher2@ecommunity.com

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Genetic Counselor

The Community Health Clinic, Inc. (CHC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit healthcare facility that provides excellent and affordable medical care consistent with the needs of the Amish, Mennonite, and rural northern Indiana communities. The CHC serves children and adults with special healthcare needs and is located in Topeka, Indiana. The CHC is seeking a Genetic Counselor to assist patients and families in understanding and adapting to known or potential genetic disorders. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide genetic counseling related to known or potential genetic diagnosis, inheritance, recurrence risks, testing options, and test results. Will see patients along with geneticist, but may also see genetic counseling only patients independently.
  • Screen new patient appointment requests/referrals to determine if appropriate to be seen at the CHC
  • Participate in clinic and collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to establish an appropriate plan of care
  • Document family pedigrees for patients
  • Facilitate genetic testing for patients and families, including preparatory research on laboratory options and prices
  • Support patients in identifying resources relating to medical and non-medical needs
  • Assist physician with interpretation of complex genetic test results
  • Occasionally present genetic education at community and provider education events
  • Occasional travel to outreach clinics

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling
  • 3 years of experience preferred, but will consider a new graduate
  • Must have Indiana license and be Board Certified or Board Eligible
  • Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and an insured vehicle to travel to outreach clinics and community events as needed
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse population
  • Must have a deep and broad knowledge of the concepts of genetics

The Community Health Clinic is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Rebecca Miller – rmiller@IHTC.org

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Genetic Counselor:

This position exists to conduct genetic counseling for pediatric and adult patients in various IU Health Physicians. The incumbent participates in student supervision and teaching. This position involves working as a member of the clinical genetics team, providing information and support to families who have members with birth defects or genetic disorders and to families at- risk for inherited conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Requires Board Certification by ABMG/ABGC or Board eligible within one year of employment.
  • Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselors license in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires ability to work as a team member.
  • Requires ability to take initiative and meet objectives.
  • Requires independent judgment.
  • Requires ability to manage projects.
  • Required to maintain a current Genetic Counselors license in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Masters degree in Genetic Counseling or Medical Genetics.
  • Requires knowledge of software applications.

For more information CLICK HERE to view the posting on the IU Health webpage or call Michael Farr at 317-962-4143.