Genetic Counselor I - Maternal Fetal Medicine

Roanoke, VA, US, 24013

Job Summary

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.


Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.


The Maternal Fetal Medicine Department of Carilion Clinic is seeking a full-time Genetic Counselor to join our dedicated clinical team to provide comprehensive prenatal genetic services to the region of western Virginia.   Our office currently has one awesome genetic counselor, three fantastic maternal fetal medicine physicians, two highly skilled sonographers, and wonderful, dedicated support staff.  Each clinician has an office (with a window!) in our clinic, one block from downtown Roanoke.  And if our enthusiasm isn’t enough, Carilion Clinic also offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package including pension, professional meeting/membership reimbursement, and relocation assistance.


Our patient population and clinical indications for referral are diverse and will provide the successful candidate with broad exposure to rare genetic disorders and ultrasound findings. As a tertiary care medical center, Carilion Clinic has the third largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the state with a number of obstetric and pediatric subspecialists.  Our MFM department collaborates closely with other specialties to ensure the best level of care for our patients and their families.


The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM), on the Carilion campus in Roanoke, also provides the opportunity for academic appointment.  Through our affiliations with VTCSOM and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), there are numerous teaching opportunities to residents, medical students, and other medical professionals.


Roanoke is the largest municipality in southwest Virginia, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  With stunning natural beauty and exceptional amenities, our city has a healthy local economy, a vibrant greater downtown, strong neighborhoods, and offers quality services to its citizens and visitors.  Roanoke has been named an All-America City seven times and recognized as One of America's Most Livable Communities.  In addition, Roanoke is a Certified Crime Prevention Community, a Bicycle Friendly Community, and has been a top-ranked Digital City since 2001.


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling from an American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accredited program required.

Experience: Experience in genetic counseling through graduate school internships.

Licensure/Certification: Board eligible or certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling as a Genetic Counselor required.

Other: Demonstrated clinical, counseling, interpersonal, analytical, communication skills. Demonstrated skills in patient assessment. Computer data entry skills and computer knowledge to include but not limited to Microsoft word, PowerPoint, excel, and electronic medical records required. Must provide own transportation. Occasional meetings outside of Clinic hours

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 1177 
Employment Status: Full time 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Monday-Friday 8a-5p


As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve. 

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns. 

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Posting Notes:

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Neurology, Pediatric, Orthopedic, Medical, Healthcare

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