Medical Geneticist - Lead Our Precision Medicine Program

Employer
St. Luke’s University Health Network
Location
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Posted
Jun 29, 2020
Closes
Jun 29, 2021
Ref
2045932
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

St. Luke s University Health Network, the region s largest, most established health system, a major teaching hospital, and one of the nation s 100 Top Hospitals is seeking an enthusiastic BC/BE Medical Geneticist who will serve as the lead of our newly developed Precision Medicine Program! The Medical Geneticist will provide leadership and oversight surrounding patient education and genetics, the incumbent will serve as the lead for the Genetics Counselors and collaboratively work with their respective service line leaders to further develop and improve the programs.

The St. Luke s Precision Medicine Program offers comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for children and families with known or suspected genetic conditions. This will be a unique opportunity to lead the development of a state-of-the-art program in a manner that enhances diagnosis and treatment, while promoting a data driven, patient specific treatment plan for genetic conditions. You will provide clinical services across the health network by acting as an extension of genetics care at St. Luke s and will collaborate with Service Line Chiefs to assure best practices.

Our services include:

  • Maternal-fetal medicine, perinatal, neurological, pediatric, cardiology, and oncology counseling
  • Genetic risk assessment and psychosocial counseling for patients at risk for hereditary syndromes
  • Consultation for health care providers regarding testing and management of hereditary cancer syndromes.

Qualifications

Successful candidates should have excellent leadership skills, clinical skills, personal skills and be able to demonstrate competence in providing comprehensive care for individuals at risk for clinical disorders with a genetic basis.

  • Requires Board Certification or Board eligible in Medical Genetics within one year of employment.
  • PA and NJ license required

In joining St. Luke s University Health Network you ll enjoy:

  • Exceptional compensation package, starting bonus, and relocation reimbursement
  • Rich benefits package including malpractice, health and dental insurance, and generous CME allowance
  • Team-based care with well-educated, dedicated support staff
  • A culture in which innovation is highly valued
  • Work/life balance and flexibility - generous time off plans!
  • Growth and financial stability
  • Unique engaging technologies
  • Teaching, research, quality improvement and strategic development opportunities

About St. Luke s University Health Network

Founded in 1872, St. Luke s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a fully integrated, regional, non-profit network of more than 15,000 employees providing services at 11 hospitals and 300 outpatient sites. With annual net revenue greater than $2 billion, the Network s service area includes 11 counties: Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Monroe, Schuylkill and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey. Dedicated to advancing medical education, St. Luke s is the preeminent teaching hospital in central-eastern Pennsylvania.

In partnership with Temple University, St. Luke s created the Lehigh Valley s first and only regional medical school campus. It also operates the nation s longest continuously operating School of Nursing, established in 1884, and 34 fully accredited graduate medical educational programs with 263 residents and fellows. St. Luke s is the only Lehigh Valley-based health care system with Medicare s five- and four-star ratings (the highest) for quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction.

St. Luke s is both a Leapfrog Group and Healthgrades Top Hospital and a Newsweek World s Best Hospital. In 2019, three of IBM Watson Health s 100 Top Hospitals were St. Luke s hospitals. St. Luke s University Hospital has earned the 100 Top Major Teaching Hospital designation from IBM Watson Health seven times total and five years in a row. St. Luke s has also been cited by IBM Watson Health as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Program.

Utilizing the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system for both inpatient and outpatient services, the Network is a multi-year recipient of the Most Wired award recognizing the breadth of the SLUHN s information technology applications such as telehealth, online scheduling and online pricing information. St. Luke s is also recognized as one of the state s lowest cost providers.

About the Lehigh Valley

Set amid gentle hills and charming country sides, Lehigh Valley, PA is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. Steeped in pre-Colonial, Early American, and industrial history, the region s storied past became its uplifting present, bestowing visitors anything from crayons and craft beer to Martin Guitars and museums, covered bridges, and nationally-recognized events like Musikfest and Christkindlmarkt.

The Lehigh Valley is in close proximity to NYC, Philly, and DC. Outstanding higher education facilities include Lehigh University and Moravian College. Cost of living is low and coupled with minimal congestion; choose among a variety of charming urban, semi-urban and rural communities your family will enjoy calling home. There is easy access to outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting, and zip lining. The Lehigh Valley encompasses three unique cities in one suburban area. For more information please visit www.discoverlehighvalley.com

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