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Genetic Counselor

National Society of Genetic Counselors

This is a Full-time position in Fresno, CA posted June 30, 2021.

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By joining Community Medical Centers as a Genetic Counselor, you will be part of a comprehensive network of professionals that provides central California with the highest level of care in the region. We are currently recruiting for a full-time Genetic Counselor at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC), our 685-bed flagship hospital and home to the only Comprehensive Burn and Level 1 Trauma Center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. Our 84-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is the largest in the region and provides care for infants with complex critical care needs, including premature infants and babies with a variety of diagnoses.

CRMC is a teaching hospital with UCSF affiliation, where you will have the unique opportunity to work with Clinical Geneticists who have the most up-to-date knowledge and resources in their field. You will provide genetic counseling and case management to prenatal and pediatric patients, with opportunities to work across disciplines with our oncology, neurology, and cardiovascular teams. As a Genetic Counselor at CRMC, you will be actively involved in clinical care, with the potential to pursue your research interests.

Our healthcare network is located in Fresno, one of the most affordable metropolitan areas in all of California. As the fifth largest city in California, Fresno offers big city amenities with small town charm. We are a short drive from the beach, Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Parks, and we are centrally location between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

As a Genetic Counselor, your main responsibilities will include providing genetic assessment, counseling, and follow-up services to patients and family members at high risk for genetic and exposure-related conditions. You will have the support and mentorship of our experienced Genetic Counseling staff and oversight from Clinical Geneticists. You will also have exciting opportunities to participate in growing programs with Cardiology, Neurology, as well as collaborate with the Genetics team at our Community Cancer Institute. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a desire to work autonomously and the ability to thrive in our fast-paced environment. 

We can offer you challenges to professionally grow and the resources to succeed. Our team is dedicated to your professional development and will support your participation in national professional conferences and regional meetings. We also provide the technical tools you need to work remotely wherever the day takes you. For new graduates, we will provide several months of training so you feel confident in navigating our organization and systems. We are also here to support you with competitive pay, excellent benefits, and unique perks like free membership to our fitness center with free personal training, tuition and certification reimbursement programs, and concierge services. At Community Medical Centers, we are invested in your success as a Genetic Counselor.

Experience and education minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling.
  • Successful graduation from an accredited program in genetic counseling approved by the American Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC).

License and certification minimum requirements:

  • Current CA Genetic Counselor license or temporary CA Genetic Counselor license.
  • Must obtain certification as a Genetic Counselor through the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) within one year of hire. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus but is not required.

New graduates are encouraged to apply! Generous relocation bonuses are available!

Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Internal Number: 2021-21660

About Community Medical Centers

Community Medical Centers is a private, not-for-profit healthcare network based in Fresno, California. We operate four hospitals, a cancer institute along with several long-term care, outpatient and other healthcare facilities. As the leading healthcare provider in the Central San Joaquin Valley, Community cares for more people in the region than any other.As a locally owned and operated healthcare network, Community Medical Centers respects and celebrates the Central Valley’s rich and diverse heritage. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is a cornerstone of our patient care and work culture. All are welcome as valued members of our community whether patient, employee, physician, student or visitor.Our mission is two-fold — to improve the health status of the community and promote medical education.That means regardless of income level or social demographics, we provide top notch care to support the health and well-being of those in need.We partner with UCSF — one of the world’s top three medical schools and recruit physicians from around the country and world to bring you new specialties and treatments.By creating an environment of innovation and adding adv … Show more

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