GENETIC COUNSELOR- PEDIATRICS/ GENETICS & METABOLISM - JOHN H. STROGER Job Number: 00120293
Job Posting: Nov 14, 2017, 5:35:57 PM Closing Date: Dec 15, 2017, 5:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:00 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:00 P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
The Genetics Counselor will provide genetic counseling services to women with high risk pregnancies, parents of children with dysmorphic, genetic or metabolic disorders, and adults with genetic or metabolic disorders. The Genetics Counselor will work in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital/ DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics/ Genetics & Metabolism Clinical
SHIFT: 8am -4pm
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Master's degree in Genetics Counseling from an accredited college or university ( Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Board certified o r board eligible by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomic OR must be board certified or board eligible two (2) weeks prior to starting employment (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Clinical experience working as a Genetics Counselor
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary to communicate with a diverse patient population, administrators and all levels of personnel within a highly complex health care system.
Skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work collaboratively with all levels of health care staff and practitioners.
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills.
Demonstrate infection control practices.
Demonstrate ability to follow department specific engineering, work practice controls and work area safety precautions.
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making.
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment.
Ability to adhere to system, hospital, and department policies and standards.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
Ability to prioritize, plan and organize projects and tasks while meeting deadlines.
· Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
· Basic Term Life Insurance
· Pension Plan
· Deferred Compensation Program
· Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
· You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.