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Genetic Counselor & Coordinator of the Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics Carrier Screening Program | Chicago, IL (10/17/18)

Insight Medical Genetics in partnership with the Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics (Center) has an outstanding opportunity available for a full-time GENETIC COUNSELOR. The position, located right in the heart of Chicago, is part of a large, dedicated, congenial, and progressive group practice. Approximately 70% of weekly duties will be tied to the Center’s work while 30% will be supporting Insight’s prenatal and preconception clinical services.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of the Center’s carrier screening program, including providing genetic counseling to program participants via telephone

  • Prepare and present community educational programming in person and online

  • Respond to individual inquiries by phone or email regarding genetic health issues and related resources

  • Provide subject matter expertise for Center materials and programming

  • Contribute to authorship of published Center community education materials, online and in-print

  • Contribute to Center’s overall in-person and online outreach efforts  

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities with Insight Medical Genetics:

  • Provide genetic counseling services to patients for preconception and prenatal indications

  • Coordinate ordering of genetic tests and disclosure of results

  • Provide follow-up patient care and communication with referring providers

  • Provide written documentation

  • Participate in the training of genetic counseling students through the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling or a related field from a program accredited by a national certification

  • ABGC or ABMG Board certified or eligible

  • Licensed (or eligible) by the State of Illinois

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong public speaking skillsExperience preferred but not required


To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Taya Fallen at [email protected]

About Us

The Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics is an educational resource for hereditary cancers and Jewish genetic disorders. Working closely with clergy, health care professionals, support organizations and dedicated individuals, the Center strives to inform community members and raise awareness of available options, including this subsidized genetic counseling and screening program, so they can plan for a healthy future.

Insight Medical Genetics is a comprehensive genetic testing practice providing personalized counseling and guidance for patients and referring providers in a complex and changing landscape of highly technical and deeply personal matters.

Benefits for full time employees include medical, dental, 401k, participation in company bonus program, attendance for CEU meeting annually, membership dues, Licensure maintenance dues, etc. Insight Medical Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).