Rockford Health System is a Level III NICU facility providing high-risk women and children with the expertise and care they and their families need, often in the most difficult of circumstances. Since first opening their doors in 1885, Rockford Memorial Hospital—today, a licensed, 396-bed facility—has built an outstanding reputation, based on quality doctors, leading-edge technology, comprehensive services, and state-of-the-art facilities. Recently merged with Mercy Healthcare in Janesville, Wisconsin, Rockford Health System is building a new facility for the exclusive housing of women and children.
Genetics Counselor Rockford, Illinois
As Genetics Counselor, you will work in the Perinatal Center, which serves the 11-county region of Northwest Illinois. You will facilitate comprehensive patient care in collaboration with the Director of Genetics, who is Boarded in Pediatrics, Genetics, Biochemical, Molecular and Dysmorphology Genetics. Together, you will provide a preliminary assessment of newly established patients through obtaining individual, family and medical histories, and identify those patients who are at heightened risk. This position develops inter-departmental counseling/testing and management algorithms with involved providers, i.e., cardiology, maternal fetal medicine/obstetrics/gynecology, gastroenterology, oncology, pediatrics, neonatal, adult, in-patient consults, and cancer genetics in the Medical Genetics Department.
To qualify, you should hold a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling and be licensed in the state of Illinois to practice same. New graduates are welcome to apply.*
When you join Rockford Health System, you’ll receive competitive compensation and generous employee benefits that include medical, dental and vision coverages, short- and long-term disability insurance, a 403(b) fixed-contribution retirement account, PTO and more. On-site daycare is available.
*Tuition payback of up to $20,000 is available. Here’s your opportunity to employ cutting-edge knowledge that dramatically impacts lives! Send your resume for immediate consideration. Please be sure to specify “Genetics Counselor – 37477” in the subject line. Or, call: (815) 971-6169 for more information. Rockford Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.