Clinical Genetic Counselor - Clinical Services - Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Job Title 
Clinical Genetic Counselor
Job Requisition ID 
Closing Date  July 5, 2017
$60,000 minimum (qualification dependent)
Clinical Services, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Full/Part Time   100%
Regular/Temporary  Regular
Anticipated Start Date  July 10, 2017

Job Description   Seeking a talented clinician to join an interdisciplinary team to work within a stimulating academic environment. Provide direct clinical services and participate in clinical activities and training of students within the Genetics and Metabolism Program Area of the Waisman Center Clinics. The Genetics and Metabolism Program provides comprehensive assessment and follow-up services for children with, or at risk for, developmental delays, due to genetic conditions. Assessments are provided by an interdisciplinary team of specialists who work closely with families to provide comprehensive and integrated evaluations and follow-up over time. The team of professionals includes specialties in genetics, genetic counseling, developmental pediatrics, nursing, and nutrition. These clinical services are provided in partnership between the Waisman Center at UW-Madison, and the UW Health AFCH (American Family Children's Hospital).

This position will provide services at multiple clinics located at the Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI and at University Station, located at 2880 University Avenue, Madison, WI.

Qualifications   Master's degree in genetics counseling from an accredited Genetic Counseling Program is required. One year of post-graduate experience in clinical genetics and/or medical/patient care counseling preferred. Prior experience working in a genetics counseling setting is preferred. Prefix determination will be based on years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 7 years' experience is needed for appointment at the senior level. Experience in neurodevelopmental disability, biochemical genetics, and/or pediatric genetics clinics preferred.

Licensure/Certification:   Certification as a Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC) from American Board of Genetic Counseling Certification is preferred. Applicants must have Active Candidate status and must obtain certification within 12 months of hire.

For full position details/information, please visit:

For questions, contact Choutae Yang at (608) 263-5671/TTY: (608) 263-2473.

To Apply   To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process at

Applicant materials must be submitted online by July 5, 2017.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants and nominees must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.