The Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Division of Medical Genetics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking two full-time clinical geneticists with experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with pediatric and adult genetic disorders, including metabolic and lysosomal storage disorders. Candidates for these positions will join an existing faculty with established expertise in clinical and biochemical genetics and will be have the opportunity to work collaboratively across multiple practice areas of medical genetics.
The responsibilities of the positions will include inpatient consultations and genetics clinics, coverage of primarily genetic counselor driven prenatal and cancer genetic counseling and as well as occasional inpatient consultations at outreach sites. Our clinical and biochemical genetics programs are supported by dedicated genetic counselors, nutritionists, nurse practitioners and social workers. On-site biochemical, cytogenetic, and molecular genetics laboratories are available to facilitate diagnosis and management of our patients.
Candidates with interest in lysosomal storage diseases would join a cutting edge team including physicians, nurse practitioners, genetic counselors and a patient coordinator to evaluate and manage patients in our Lysosomal Storage Diseases Program. Responsibilities include follow up and initiation of treatment in patients diagnosed with lysosomal storage diseases through the newborn screening program.
Job responsibilities will be tailored to the candidate’s clinical interests and experience. Candidates who do not have experience in metabolic diseases can be considered for a clinical genetics/lysosomal diseases role.
The Division of Medical Genetics is a site for an ABMGG-accredited Medical Genetics fellowship, Internal Medicine-Genetics and Pediatric-Genetics residencies and a Masters in Genetic Counseling program as well as Laboratory Genetics training programs.
Opportunities are available for clinical research, clinical trials and collaboration with basic science researchers, with strong genomics initiatives.
Candidates must be ABMGG Board-Certified/Board-Eligible in clinical genetics and licensed/license-eligible to practice medicine in New York State. Additional board certification in pediatrics is preferred.
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