Pediatric Genetic Counselor - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking candidates for a full time (1.0 FTE) pediatric genetic counseling position in the Division of Medical Genetics and Department of Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Candidates for this Instructor/Clinical Assistant Professor position should be ABGC eligible/certified. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. The counselor will be responsible for providing pediatric genetic counseling services to a diverse population of pediatric and adult patients.

The genetic counselor will work in a variety of clinical settings including: General Genetics, Metabolic, Multidisciplinary and Outreach Clinics and inpatient consultation services. The genetic counselor will: be responsible for case preparation, management, and follow-up; gather medical and family history information from patients and families; oversee test coordination and interpretation of results; participate in explanation of test recommendations, results, methods and limitations with clients and the health care team; discuss natural history of the disorder, treatment, recurrence risk, and family planning options; and facilitate referrals to medical and developmental specialists, research studies and support services. The Division of Medical Genetics includes two clinical geneticists, six genetic counselors, a clinical nurse, a metabolic dietician, a Ph.D. basic scientist, and a Ph.D. molecular/cytogeneticist.

Saint Louis University affiliated hospitals serve a diverse population from the inner city, the metropolitan area, and a 200-mile referral radius. The St. Louis metropolitan area is well-known for its low cost of living, excellent public and private schools, diverse cultural opportunities, and numerous parks, recreation, and wildlife sites.

Interested candidates must complete and application and submit a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to All other correspondence regarding this position can be sent to Stephen Braddock, MD, Director, Division of Medical Genetics, at

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Genetic Counselor
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Medical Center Staff
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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