Health Sciences North (HSN) is an academic health sciences centre affiliated with the Health Sciences North Research Institute and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. HSN ranks among Canada’s Top 40 hospitals and is a regional resource and referral centre for over 565,000 residents across northeastern Ontario.
The Department of Genetic Counselling is seeking two (2) Genetic Counsellors to join a multidisciplinary team of Genetic Counselors, Genetic Counselor Assistants and Medical Geneticists, who are highly dedicated to provide exemplary care to patients and families. This is an exciting time to join the Genetic Counselling Services as HSN is preparing to expand its services to meet the demands of genetics services for patients and families in Northeastern Ontario.
HSN provides a full range of Genetic Counselling services and allows for a unique opportunity to operate within a large scope of practice including Prenatal, Pediatric, Adult and Cancer Genetics. Genetic Counsellors enjoy a highly independent and stimulating practice in a general genetics clinic and work closely with colleagues, genetics advisor and visiting Geneticists.
The successful candidates should have at minimum a Master’s of Science Degree in Genetic Counselling from an accredited university and a current certification or eligible for certification with the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) or American Board of Genetic Counselling (ABGC). Two (2) years’ experience working in a Prenatal, Pediatrics, Adult, and/or Cancer Genetics department within a health care environment is preferred.
To learn more about these opportunities, please see the full job description on the HSN Careers Website. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.
We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.
Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and relevant qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application Form submitted. Where these factors are relatively equal, seniority shall govern. HSN reserves the right to conduct a formal interview/testing process where required, which may include (but not limited to), a written or practical examination or both to determine skill and ability.
Special Note: This position will be posted until filled.
HSN THANKS ALL APPLICANTS.ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Annual salary in Canadian dollars.
Internal Number: 18-0411
About Health Sciences North
Health Sciences North (HSN) is a new approach to delivering the highest quality patient care, research, teaching and learning to our region and beyond. It is a network of integrated facilities and programs working together for the benefit of our patients, communities, physicians, researchers, staff and learners in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.
HSN offers a variety of programs and services that meet many patient care needs, with leading regional programs in the areas of cardiac care, oncology, nephrology, trauma and rehabilitation.