Clinical Geneticist

Clinical Geneticist

Workplace Type: On-site
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Sector: Hospital, Public and Private
Company Name: Saint Peter's University Hospital
Categories: Physicians/Surgeons
Position Title: Clinical (Medical) Geneticist
Job Type: Full Time

The Department of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine at Saint Peter's University Hospital is seeking a full-time Clinical Geneticist. The new team member will have clinical responsibilities within the Department of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine and opportunities for teaching and participation in clinical research trials.

About the Department of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine:

The Department has been designated by the New Jersey State Department of Health as central Jersey's Regional Center for Newborn Screening and General Genetic Services and houses one of the largest comprehensive Lysosomal Disease Therapy Centers in the United States. The Department provides comprehensive in-patient and out-patient services to patients of all ages with a variety of genetically influenced conditions and collaborates with all other departments and divisions within the hospital as well as the community. Select specialty clinics include Craniofacial, Neurogenetics, Hearing Impairment, Metabolic, Prenatal, and Oncology. Saint Peter's University Hospital has provided comprehensive clinical genetic services since 1992, and the department is actively involved in gene therapy and other clinical trials for orphan drugs. Members of the department also provide lectures to physician residents and serve as mentors to genetic counseling students during their on-site clinical rotations.

What Can We Offer:

• Inclusion in an experienced, multidisciplinary, and supportive team providing an unparalleled continuum of care
• Opportunity to teach at the graduate and post-graduate levels
• Opportunity to participate in clinical research trials
• Highly competitive compensation package


• M.D./D.O. degree from a recognized Medical or Osteopathic School
• Board Certified/Board Eligible in Clinical Genetics (and Genomics); BC/BE in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine and/or Medical Biochemical Genetics desirable but not required
• Currently have or the ability to obtain a New Jersey Medical License

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration please contact:

Debra-Lynn Day-Salvatore, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG
Chair, Department of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Phone: 732-745-6659, option 4

About Saint Peter's University Hospital:

Saint Peter's University Hospital, a member of the Saint Peter's Healthcare System, is a 478-bed, 131-bassinet (including 35 intensive and 19 intermediate), non-profit acute care teaching hospital established in 1907 and sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. Saint Peter's became the first state-designated Level III Regional Perinatal Center in 1981 and has also been a state-designated acute care Specialty Children's Hospital since 1992.

Saint Peter's University Hospital is the first in New Jersey to earn the Joint Commission's Level IV Maternal Levels of Care verification and was recognized among the nation's Best Maternity Hospitals two years in a row (2022 and 2023) by Newsweek. The state-designated Regional Perinatal Center includes a nationally recognized Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Saint Peter's was recently named to Newsweek's America's Best-In-State Hospitals 2024 list.

As a NJ state-designated acute care children's hospital, Saint Peter's offers a full range of specialized pediatric healthcare services, including one of the most sophisticated maternity programs, delivering as many as 5,500 newborns annually. Saint Peter's sponsors residency programs in obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics and internal medicine, and is a major clinical and teaching affiliate with Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Saint Peter's brings the latest medical practices and highly skilled professionals to the bedside. Saint Peter's employs 2,800 healthcare professionals and support personnel, and more than 900 physicians and dentists choose to affiliate with the hospital, allowing Saint Peter's to create an extensive communications network across geographical and systematic boundaries. In 2022, Saint Peter's cared for over 23,000 in-patients, 200,000 out-patients, and 68,000 patients in our emergency department.

Saint Peter's offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The hospital is surrounded by welcoming communities and is minutes from wonderful homes, excellent schools, and quaint New Jersey towns. We are centrally located in New Jersey - a 45-minute train ride to New York City and an easy 45-minute drive to beautiful beaches.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Saint Peter's Healthcare System (SPHCS) is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It conducts all hiring and employment practices in accordance with applicable, fair employment practices, laws and regulations, as well as in accordance with the Ethical and Religious Directives (ERDs) for Catholic Health Care Services. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law or ERDs is a violation of our policy.