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Pediatric Geneticist Job In Detroit, Michigan

Clinical or Medical Biochemical Geneticist Opportunity with Children’s Hospital of Michigan

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Company: Tenet Healthcare Profession/Specialty: Pediatric Geneticist Location: Detroit, Michigan Type of Facility: Hospital
Job Description

The Division of Genetic, Genomic, and Metabolic Disorders at Children’s Hospital of Michigan is actively seeking applicants for an additional MD/DO Clinical or Medical Biochemical Geneticist.

Opportunity Highlights

The candidate’s responsibilities include the diagnosis and management of patients identified through the State of Michigan’s Newborn Screening Program with a suspected inborn error of metabolism.  Our Division is the State of Michigan’s designated coordinating and referral center for all infants with a suspected metabolic disorder (inborn errors of metabolism and lysosomal storage disorders). 

The metabolic team consists of 2 Clinical Geneticists also board certified in Clinical or Medical Biochemical Genetics, 2 genetic counselors, 3 dietitians, 3 nurses and 2 nurse practitioners; part time support staff includes a psychologist and social worker. 

Additional on-call responsibilities include the evaluation and management of patients on the inpatient consultation service, supervision and teaching of medical students, genetic counseling students, residents, and fellows. Opportunities exist to pursue individual research interests. The academic rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Leadership roles in newborn screening are available commensurate with experience.  Flexibility to also see general genetics patients is also an option, depending on the applicant’s personal or academic interests.     

About the Division

In addition to the metabolic team, the candidate will enjoy working with the rest of the staff in the Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders, including four Clinical Geneticists, five Genetic Counselors and 2 genetic counseling assistants.

We have an active Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency program (5 current trainees), an accredited Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship program (1 incoming fellow) and an accredited Genetic Counseling Graduate Program.  On-site Cytogenetic, Molecular, and Biochemical Genetics laboratories directed by board-certified laboratory geneticists complement the clinical service.

About Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Founded in 1886, Children’s Hospital of Michigan is the first and largest freestanding children’s hospital in southeast Michigan with 228 beds and an international reputation in pediatric medicine, surgery, and research. A proud member of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Children’s Hospital of Michigan is also home to a Level I Trauma Center (verified by the American College of Surgeons) as well as one of the few Pediatric Burn Centers in the nation (verified by the American Burn Association).

Candidate Requirements

  • Must have a MD or DO degree
  • BE/BC in Clinical or Medical Biochemical Genetics and Clinical Genetics
  • BE/BC in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine is also desirable
  • Eligible to obtain licensure in the State of Michigan

How to Apply:

If interested, please submit a copy of your current CV for immediate consideration.

All inquiries and personal information will be kept confidential.

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About DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan

Since 1886, the Children's Hospital of Michigan has been dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care to children and adolescents in a caring, efficient, and family-centered environment. A proud member of the Detroit Medical Center, the Children's Hospital of Michigan is the first and most experienced pediatric specialty hospital in the state and is internationally recognized for more tan 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialties/services that it offers. 
  The children's Hospital of Michigan has 228 licensed beds and is staffed by more than 2,000 employees. It has 517 physicians on the medical staff, including 323 pediatric specialists, and 680 pediatric-trained nurses. Of the 517 physicians on the medical staff, 185 are Wayne State University faculty physicians employed by University Pediatricians. The majority of the remaining physicians are in other smaller practice groups or are independent, with the exception of a small number of employed gastroenterologists, urologists, and surgeons. 
  The Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine supports the teaching of residents, specialists, fellows, and medical students in training. More Michigan pediatricians are trained at Children's Hospital than at any other hospital in the state. Children's Hospital of Michigan is the third largest recipient of Children's Education funding in the country, which equates to $13 million annually. Ground breaking clinical, translational, and basic science research is also a major focus for the medical staff at the Hospital. 
  The combination of outstanding, high quality clinical care, teaching, and research has earned the Children's Hospital of Michigan to be ranked among the best in the country in eight pediatric specialties according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. The Children's Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#37), Nephrology (#41), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#24), and Orthopedisc. 
  Children's Hospital of Michigan includes an American College of Surgeons verified, freestanding Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and verified pediatric burn center. The hospital provides exceptional care, around the clock, to injured children and families from time of injury through recovery and rehabilitation. When pediatric patients need emergency transport, Children's Hospital of Michigan's PANDA One provides a dedicated pediatric and neonatal ambulance service and team. Children's Hospital of Michigan's emergency departments see 90,00 children each year. 

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