After receiving a $125 million dollar philanthropic gift to integrate genetic medicine into primary care, Sanford Health has an opening for an Imagenetics Research Genetic Counselor in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
This full-time Genetic Counselor position is based in Imagenetics Research under the direction of the Imagenetics Research Director. Previous research experience is desired, however, a keen interest in research and education will contribute to the success of candidates.
The Research Genetic Counselor develops and contributes to an internationally reputable research and educational program within Sanford Imagenetics.
Duties will include
Design of experimental protocols
Leading or participating within a research team
Participating in or leading applications for external research funding
Assists in internal and collaborative research and publication projects.
Writing primary literature and presenting original research
Ability to advise and teach clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise
The Research Genetic Counselor(s) will be an adjunct member of the Sanford Genetic Counseling Department and have full membership in Sanford Research and access to its infrastructure. The successful candidate will be provided startup funding appropriate to the agreed upon research program. The successful candidate will have an academic appointment in the University of South Dakota Department of Internal Medicine at a level dependent on academic credentials and also considered for appointment in other academic departments depending on credentials and research interests. The successful candidate will have no clinical obligations although clinical service for the applicant would be considered. He or she will report to the Imagenetics Research Director.
Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in Medical Genetics from a genetic counseling program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, a proven track record of productive research (funding and peer-reviewed publications) and a doctoral degree.
Must be board eligible for certification upon hire with board certification obtained from the ABGC-American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics. Currently licensed with the applicable State Board of Medicine and/or possess multistate licensure privileges.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY and COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE: Benefit package including 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Paid CME, Paid Vacation/PTO, Malpractice, Disability, No State Income Tax.
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas and is now the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with locations in 126 communities in eight states. In addition, Sanford Health is in the process of developing international clinics in Ireland, Ghana, Israel and Mexico.
Sanford Health includes 35 hospitals, 140 clinic locations and 1,360 phy...sicians in 81 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 26,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota. The system is experiencing dynamic growth and development in conjunction with Denny Sanford's nearly $700 million in gifts, the largest ever to a health care organization in America. These gifts are making possible the implementation of several initiatives including global children's clinics, multiple research centers and finding cures for type 1 diabetes and breast cancer. For more information, please visit sanfordhealth.org.