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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Responsibilities*

Join a high risk prenatal referral center staffed by seven maternal-fetal medicine specialists in an exciting university setting.  Provide comprehensive genetic counseling services to patients with a variety of indications including fetal/in-utero intervention for a variety of anomalies.  Genetic counselors in the Fetal Diagnostic Center have the opportunity to attend and participate in weekly multidisciplinary Fetal Development Conferences, contribute to research projects, write case reports, as well as supervise University of Michigan genetic counseling students, nursing students, medical students, resident physicians, fellows and others.  Facilitate and lecture in the Reproductive Genetic course as part of the University of Michigan master’s degree program in genetic counseling.  Become part of the growing community of genetic counselors at Michigan Medicine.  Individuals who are highly motivated, self-directed but team-oriented are encouraged to apply.  

Required Qualifications*

Master's degree in genetic counseling is necessary.  Experience in genetic counseling and certification as a genetic counselor by the American Board of Medical Genetics is desirable.  Board-eligible candidates/new graduates also encouraged to apply.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience working in a prenatal setting, willingness and comfort in discussing in a non-directive manner the entire range of reproductive options, including pregnancy termination.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.