Fairview Health Services

  • Genetics Counselor - $5000 Sign On Bonus

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 5:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Genetics Counseling
  • Overview

    Fairview Health Services is seeking a Pediatrics or MFM Genetic Counselor for its University of Minnesota Medical Center location. Our Pediatrics and MFM team collaborates with other specialties to build individualized patient care plans. This position has a $5000 sign on bonus that is paid out in instalments. 

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    Genetic counselors across the organization are involved in several specialty clinics including general genetics clinic, metabolic clinic, bone marrow transplant clinic, cystic fibrosis clinic, hearing loss clinic, neurofibromatosis clinic, disorders of sexual development clinic, among others.  We also have genetic counseling staff involved in the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory. This range in diversity provides new genetic counselors access to clinical expertise in many areas of genetics in one institution.


    The clinics requiring genetic counseling are maternal fetal medicine, pediatric specialty clinics and oncology clinics. The selected candidate will work with the University of Minnesota/Fairview team of genetic counselors, physician specialists, medical geneticists, and laboratory personnel at University of Minnesota Health.

    • Coordinate patient activities for genetics department/clinics
    • Counsel patients and families seen at clinics.
    • Provide genetic counseling service for families for whom molecular methods of diagnosis can offer carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis
    • Develop and provide educational services to health professionals and community groups
    • Develop educational materials regarding genetic disease for health professionals and the lay public.
    • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.


    Required Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling
    • American Board of Medical Genetics Certified
    • One to three years of experience

    Additional Requirements

    • Must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Medical Genetics


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