Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
May 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is proud to announce the availability of a new full time molecular lab genetic counselor position.
Lurie Children’s is a leading pediatric hospital providing superior family centered care and offering the latest benefits and innovations in medical care, technology and research. We have a growing molecular genetics laboratory and an innovative Precision Medicine Program. The molecular laboratory genetic counselor will work closely with the Directors of our Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratories, laboratory genetic counselor team and our physician community to ensure our patients receive the most appropriate genetic tests and communication of test results. The new molecular lab genetic counselor will partner with our current molecular lab genetic counselor and laboratory directors on variant interpretation and report writing, development of new tests, curation of variant database and submission to Clinvar, and Precision Medicine research initiatives. In addition, the molecular lab genetic counselor will partner with members of our clinical genetics team and be a member of our Division of Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism.
Located near Chicago’s beautiful lakefront, we’re nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas and ranked no.7 in the US News & World Reports Best Children’s Hospital Honor Roll for 2017 - 2018. We are affiliated with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and our genetic counselors are faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics and the Northwestern University Graduate School in Genetic Counseling. We offer a great total compensation and benefit package.
How to apply: For more information or to apply on-line, visit our career website https://www.luriechildrens.org and select careers, search job code 2018-4948, ‘Genetic Counselor - Molecular Lab’, or our posting on the NSGC Job Connections site. Katherine H. Kim, MS, Genetic Counselor Manager, can also be reached at email@example.com or 312-227-6765 to answer your questions at any time.
Highly developed interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling required
Current licensure as a Genetic Counselor in the State of Illinois required
Additional Salary Information: We offer a great total compensation and benefit package.
Internal Number: 2018-4948
About Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
As a premiere pediatric teaching hospital located in downtown Chicago, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago serves the diverse needs of the city’s most critical cases. We offer expertise in more specialty areas of pediatric medicine than any other area hospital and we have cared for more children than any other pediatric hospital or system in Illinois. We are driven to ensure children have the best possible care and are dedicated to the extraordinary care of children.
Lurie Children’s is ranked in all 10 specialties by U.S. News & World Report and has served children from 49 states and 34 countries. We provide a culture of service, teamwork, and innovation that stems from employees that provide superior care and collaboration.
In June 2012, we opened our new 288-bed facility in the Streeterville neighborhood offering all private rooms and the latest in innovation and technology. With proximity to Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, we continue to build on our academic and research ties in a family-centered environment, providing compassionate care in a state-of-the-art facility.