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Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Division of Genetics and Metabolism is seeking a BC/BE Medical Geneticist to join our growing program...

The Genetics and Metabolism Department at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, the only one of its kind in the State of Arizona, offers comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for children and families with known or suspected genetic conditions. Our services include prenatal genetic counseling, genetic counseling for diagnosed syndromes, medical genetics team evaluations, and genetic diagnostic laboratory testing. Our program serves as the main genetics referral for a population of 7 million residents, of whom 1.5 million are in the pediatric age range.

Multiple opportunities exist within our program for specialty interests. Experience in fetal genetic diagnosis is desirable for our rapidly growing Fetal Care Center. Metabolic experience is welcomed, as our clinic features an active Lysosomal Disease Treatment Center and serves as the primary medical consultants for the Arizona State Newborn Screening Program. We participate in multi-specialty care teams, including the 22q clinic, skeletal dysplasia clinic, neurofibromatosis, and upcoming programs for Marfan syndrome and cardiogenetics.

Our Genetics staff includes 6 physicians, 2 Nurse Practitioners, 9 Genetic Counselors, 2 Dietitians, a Clinic Coordinator, Research Coordinator, and additional support staff. The clinical activities includes 2400 ambulatory visits and 400 multi-specialty inpatient consultations.

Active involvement in resident, fellow, medical student, and genetic counseling student teaching through affiliated programs is expected. Academic appointments are encouraged through our relationships with University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.

• MD or DO degree. (Required)
• Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
• Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty. (Required)
Special Skills
• The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
• The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
• The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
• The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
• The ability to work well under pressure. (Required
Phoenix AZ USA


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