Medical Geneticist

Location
Cleveland, OH
Posted
Aug 23, 2016
Specialty
Medical Genetics
Position Type
Permanent

Medical Geneticist

Board-Certified or Eligible in Clinical Genetics

The Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare (CPGH), the clinical arm of the Genomic Medicine Institute, at the Cleveland Clinic is seeking a passionate, academic Medical Geneticist with an interest in general, cardiovascular, and/or prenatal genetics. CPGH is the home of all of medical genetics within the Cleveland Clinic Health System.

Duties to include:

  • Evaluate children and adults for suspected general genetic disorders.
  • Identify and assess patients with potential risk for heritable diseases.
  • Medical genetic oversight of prenatal genetics program.
  • Work with patients' primary care providers and other clinicians to incorporate the genetic assessment and management into overall patient care plans.
  • Inpatient consults and after-hours call.

We seek an individual who is interested in educating rotating medical students, genetic counseling students, and residents. Our position is flexible and could fit a pure clinician with an interest in clinical investigation or a physician-scientist.

This medical geneticist position will work with an outstanding group of experienced genetic counselors who are knowledgeable with the referral base, testing processes, and patient population, and who practice to the top of their license. The general genetic counselors have over 30 years of combined genetic counseling experience.

About Us

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.

Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2015, they provided a total of 6.62 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital, and Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

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