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Genetics Counselor- New Grads Welcome


Req ID: 22086

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

At The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we help children grow and thrive — and we offer these same opportunities to the professionals who make up our team. CHOP is a unique work environment, with exceptional multidisciplinary collaborations, supportive leadership and state-of-the-art training. Our staff members are empowered to realize their well-defined goals, because we believe everyone makes a difference — it's the very foundation on which our Hospital is built.  The Division of Human Genetics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia offers the most complete array of state-of-the art human genetics services available for children and their families.

We provide outpatient genetics services such as diagnostic evaluations and follow-up care at our Main campus, whereas inpatient genetics consultations are performed at our Main campus at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Our team is committed to ongoing research to better understand the genetic basis of a wide variety of pediatric disorders with the goal of improving treatment options and outcomes, as well as, education to support the growth of trainees at all levels including teaching and mentoring genetic counseling students from programs across the Delaware Valley and beyond

We are currently seeking:

Genetic Counselor-Clinical Genetics Center

Ne grads welcome to apply!

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Board-Cert by the American Board of GC (1 Year)

Required Education and Experience

  • Masters degree in human genetics and genetic counseling from an ACGC Accredited Program

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability in counseling, skills, techniques and other related areas.
  • Subject to pressure related to emergency clinical problems.
  • Must have a high degree of flexibility of skills and hours.
  • Prior experience with clinical data or research data is preferred.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu