NorthShore University Health System, Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine-Medical Genetics
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Physicians: Clinical Geneticist
We offer a competitive salary and competitive benefits package - medical, dental, vision, CME, routine time off (starting your first day of work), and 403b.
Internal Number: 83221
Clinical Geneticist opportunity with a Nationally Recognized Personalized Medicine Program at Endeavor Health formerly known as NorthShore University HealthSystem
The Department of Medicine at Endeavor Health, the principal teaching affiliate of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks an outstanding clinical geneticist who is passionate about providing quality patient care and innovating new ways that care is delivered across a health system. This is an opportunity to work at Endeavor Health; an organization strongly committed to the future of genomics guided care and personalized medicine, exhibited by our nationally recognized of Medical Genetics Division and Mark R. Neiman Center for Personalized Medicine.
The clinic practice focuses on adult genetics but includes care for pediatric patients as well. Clinical duties include cancer risk assessment and genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes. In addition, other hereditary disorders including but not limited to cardiology, neurology, nephrology, and musculoskeletal, and management consultation for general genetic syndromes.
As part of the Neiman Center for Personalized Medicine, the successful candidate will have opportunities to participate and lead innovative efforts to incorporate genomics across the health system. These opportunities will build on our successful pharmacogenomics and population-based genomics initiatives in primary care. The Neiman Center conducts cutting-edge genomic research, is a national leader in creating and evaluating computerized family history tools, and has a growing emphasis on incorporating genomic technologies, including predictive analytics, in the clinic and the entire health system. The successful candidate will join a core team of one geneticist, one hematology/oncology physician, six clinical genetic counselors, two pharmacogeneticists, and one research genetic counselor.
Endeavor Health is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system committed to providing access to quality, vibrant, community-connected care, serving an area of more than 4.2 million residents across 6 northeast Illinois counties. Our 25,000+ team members and 6,000+ physicians aim to deliver transformative patient experiences and expert care. Collectively, we have 300 ambulatory locations and 8 acute care hospitals – Edward Elmhurst (Naperville), Evanston, Glenbrook (Glenview), Highland Park, Northwest Community (Arlington Heights), Skokie, Swedish (Chicago), and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health located in Naperville, IL.
Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how Endeavor Health delivers on its mission to “help everyone in our communities be their best.”
EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor
Candidates who are board-certified in a Primary Care Specialty, e.g. FM, IM, OBGYN, and BE/BC in Clinical Genetics, with a strong interest in practicing adult and pediatric genetic medicine (non-metabolic) will be considered. New graduates or candidates who are soon to complete their clinical genetics residency program are encouraged to apply. Academic appointment to the University of Chicago is available to qualified candidates.
About NorthShore University Health System, Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine-Medical Genetics
The Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine encompasses one of the most comprehensive personalized medicine programs in the country and has taken the lead in applying the latest clinical advances in personalized medicine. Not only do we offer specialized clinics for conditions such as Alzheimer's, cancer and heart disease, we also have one of the only pharmacogenomics clinics in the country. By developing individualized prevention and treatment options using genomic information through the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine, NorthShore is impacting patient care today, tomorrow and for generations to come.
At the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine, our team approach ensures we provide patients with tailored care. Our researchers, scientists and physicians work together to apply their expertise in precision medicine to customize the care each patient receives at NorthShore—whether that be through medical genetics, clinical practices, healthcare informatics, laboratory services and innovative research. Our multidisciplinary team, through the integration of sophisticated genomic and health history information, can seamlessly provide patients with the best possible method...s for preventing, predicting and treating various diseases and conditions.
NorthShore is well positioned to be a leader in personalized medicine. Having access to a comprehensive repository of health information; a robust, full-service laboratory that includes molecular capabilities; innovative, translational research; and a state-of-the-art electronic medical record system allows us to tailor healthcare to our patients’ individual, unique needs.
Through innovative research in personalized medicine—including studies on cancer, neurology, cardiovascular conditions, psychiatry and inheritable conditions—our team at the Neaman Center for Personalized Medicine is learning more about our patients on a molecular level. This knowledge, along with new discoveries, is allowing us to better provide answers to complex medical challenges and conditions, tailor our approach for therapeutic options, and shape the health and well-being of our patients, their families and our community.