About This Position
The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Genetic Counselor 2. The Genetic Counselor 2 provides clinical care, contributes towards research, and/or supports clinical laboratory services by using intermediate genetic counseling skills and competencies. This job level demonstrates advanced level of clinical practice skills in the area of expertise, and works independently in clinical care, education, research or other related area.
Master’s degree from an Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) accredited training program or equivalent. Certified by the American Board of Genetic counseling (ABGC) or the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG). Two years of experience in human genetics. Thorough knowledge of theories and principles of human genetics, as well as broad knowledge of genetic disease. Ability to tailor, translate and communicate complex information in a simple relevant way for a broad range of audiences. In depth knowledge of healthcare delivery. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to recognize, analyze and solve a variety of problems. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.