Academic Clinical/Metabolic Geneticist Opportunity in Southern California

Location
Loma Linda, California
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Specialty
Medical Genetics
Position Type
Permanent

Job Description

Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Pediatrics has an immediate opening for a full-time Board Certified/Eligible Pediatric Clinical Geneticist/Metabolic Geneticist. This position includes a faculty appointment, commensurate with training and experience, at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician/educator, who is newly trained or more experienced, with broad interests in all facets of clinical genetics and a special interest in metabolic genetics. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, patient care, inpatient consults, outpatient genetic clinics and multi-disciplinary team settings, teaching medical students and residents, and research. Metabolic patient care is supported by a bilingual genetic counselor with a special interest in metabolic genetics. Protected research time is available and a research focus is encouraged. Opportunities for intramural and extramural collaboration and program development abound. The diversity of the clinical genetics practice is extraordinary, offering both depth and breadth of experience in all areas including neurogenetics, cardiogenetics, cancer genetics, dysmorphology, and congenital anomalies.

Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children's Hospital is strategically located in the center of Southern California and has the largest Level IV NICU in California, serving approximately 25 percent of the state.

The Children's Hospital is one of the few centers for pediatric cardiac transplants and ECMO in California and is developing a Perinatal Care Center with a focus on prenatal diagnosis to better serve the large population of high-risk pregnancies and infants with prenatally diagnosed congenital anomalies. The Medical Center and Children's Hospital supports team centers for cystic fibrosis, hemoglobinopathies, spina bifida, and craniofacial anomalies.

This is not a J-1 Opportunity.

Location Overview

Loma Linda is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing, hiking, and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.

Other Benefits

Competitive Benefit Package Provided.