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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine

Universityof Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Schoolor College, Department of Pediatrics

Section of General Pediatrics

Instructor (Genetics Counselor)

Position#00769761– Requisition #17744

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The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

TheDepartment of Pediatrics, Section of General Pediatrics has an opening for a full-time (unclassified)Instructor (Genetics Counselor) position.

TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinicaland research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medicaldestination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, andhealthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programsthrough 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in researchawards each year. We are the single largest health professions educationprovider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by ouraward-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academicexcellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroomto the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:

Provide clinical care in genetics and metabolic diseases to the population of the State of Colorado. It is associated with Children's Hospital Colorado, but also serves the University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus, as well as several affiliated community hospitals throughout the State.
Job Duties:•Provide outpatient and inpatient genetic counseling with known or suspected genetic disorders and inborn errors of metabolism.
•Share on-call responsibilities with the other faculty.
•Participate in the education of genetic residents, medical students, pediatric residents, and genetic counseling students.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University ofColorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe andsecure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist inachieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees priorto their employment.

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.


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Diversityand Equity:

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:•The individuals must have graduated from anaccredited genetic counseling program. •The individuals must be ABGC boardeligible and receive certification within 12 months of hire.
Conditions of Employment:•Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug testthrough Children's Hospital Colorado
•Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offenderbackground check
Preferred Qualifications:•Pediatric experience.
•Experience in one or more specialty clinics.
Competencies:•Knowledge of principles of genetics and inbornerrors of metabolism.
•Knowledge of standard inpatient and outpatient clinical operations andprocedures.
•Ability to develop and present educational information to patients as well asto professionals.
•Ability to provide genetic counseling, and technical information in acomprehensive, understandable, non-directive manner to patients and families.
•Ability to work independently as well as serving as a team member.
•Ability to gather data and prepare reports.
•Skilled in communication, both oral and written.
•Skilled in establishing priorities.
•Requires ability to travel via car to outreach clinics.
•Ability to develop collaborative or independent research projects.
•Educational skills to various learners.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 2, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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