Are you looking for something new? Do you want a job with variety? Are looking to join a fun group of genetic counselors? Then apply today!
Sanford Health is seeking a genetic counselor who loves working with kids. This position is an integrated position within our specialty providers in Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinics. Our genetic counselors work alongside pediatric neurology, cardiology, primary care, medical genetics, endocrinology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, nephrology, and developmental pediatrics. In addition, they provide consults for the NICU, PICU, and pediatric hospital patients.
MEET OUR TEAM
Join our clinical staff in Sioux Falls under the Department of Genetic Counseling at Sanford. In addition to our two pediatric counselors, our department includes, you will work alongside genetic counselors serving in many areas like MFM, cardiovascular, adult neurology, primary care, and reproductive health. Working within our team gives a greater sense of community and access to experts in many areas of genetic counseling.
Each day will be different with exciting opportunities to work with a variety of pediatric subspecialists. Job responsibilities will include:
Providing genetic counseling services to individuals and families in specialty clinics, primary care, outreach and newborn screening
Collecting appropriate clinical and family history information
Assisting pediatric subspecialists and medical geneticists with the ordering of appropriate testing and interpretation of results
Providing education and resources to assist families in understanding the prognosis, management and implications of genetic or inherited conditions
Provide appropriate psychosocial support to families
Function as an integrated part of multi-disciplinary teams
Provide and facilitate effective and efficient communication within the clinical team to deliver appropriate and timely care to patients
Be willing to try new ways of delivery services through outreach, telehealth, and working within a primary care setting
The pediatric genetic counseling team is involved in multi-disciplinary clinics such as Down syndrome clinic, Cleft Lip and Palate clinic, neuromuscular clinic, and may have the opportunity to assist in the development of new clinics.
In addition, we work very closely with the Augustana Sanford Genetic Counseling program. You will be able to work with 1st and 2nd year students while also taking part in a rich variety of teaching and learning opportunities.
Hours: 8-5 Monday through Friday
Nationally competitive salary with a comprehensive benefit package including Paid CME, ATA, Malpractice, Disability, and much more.
New graduates are encouraged to apply. Board certification through the American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC) or the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) is required upon hire. Will require eligibility to obtain a full or temporary license in the state of South Dakota.
SIOUX FALLS COMMUNITY
Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest. As the largest city in the state, it balances an excellent quality of life and strong economy with a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports and nightlife.
SANFORD HEALTH SYSTEM
Sanford Health is one of the largest, not-for-profit health care systems in the nation with 44 hospitals and nearly 300 clinics in nine states and nine countries. Sanford Health serves the Upper Midwest, with nearly 1,400 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine.
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas and is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities in eight states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in Ireland, Ghana, Israel and Mexico.
Sanford Health includes 44 hospitals, 300 clinic locations and 1,400 physicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. The system is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with Denny Sanford's nearly $700 million in gifts, the largest ever to a health care organization in America. These gifts are making possible the implementation of several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding cures for type 1 diabetes and breast cancer. For more information, please visit sanfordhealth.org.