Pediatric/Genetic Counselor in School of Medicine

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
21 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Boston University Medical Center seeks a full-time genetic counselor to join the Division of Pediatrics with faculty appointment at the Boston University School of Medicine. The counselor will provide genetic counseling services for children, adults, and families with a broad range of genetic conditions (intellectual disability, ASD, malformation syndromes, birth defects, family history of genetic conditions, etc.) out of the Pediatric Specialty Group clinic at Boston Medical Center and will participate in a program to optimize genetic lab services at the institution.

The genetic counselor must be self-directed, perform at a high level of independence, and seek case consultation as needed. He/she would also participate in clinical supervision for genetic counseling students when appropriate and would fill a faculty position within the Boston University M.S. Genetic Counseling Program, working alongside a team of other GCs, the GC Program Director and a medical geneticist. Applicants must be board certified or eligible with a Master's degree in human genetics/genetic counseling from an accredited program. Provisional or full genetic counseling license for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. Experience is preferred; recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Boston Medical Center is the largest safety net hospital in New England, providing “Exceptional Care without Exception” to an extremely diverse patient population. If you are interested in applying for or learning more about the position, please send a letter of interest and CV to Kathleen Swenson, GC Program Director ( and Dr. Jodi Hoffman, Director, Division of Genetics (

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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