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Cytogenetic Technologist 2nd Shift in New York, NY with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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Job Number: 30883


Cytogenetic Technologist 2nd Shift


Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for a Technologist. This position will perform clinical lab tests and analysis according to established testing procedures within the designated technical department. Training will be provided however applicants are expected to gain and apply knowledge of department procedures and operations. This position is located in New York, NY.


Responsibilities:


  • Performs accurate cytogenetic analysis of metaphase or interphase cells, with accurate karyograms and ISCN nomenclature and utilizes knowledge of patient diagnosis relating to cytogenetics.

  • Able to review previous cytogenetic results and correlate them with current findings, demonstrates knowledge of normal differential values for bone marrow and peripheral blood.

  • Evaluates specimen integrity and independently performs tissue culture, harvesting, banding, routine analysis, FISH procedures and solid tumor processes as applicable.

  • Maintains proficiency in all computer functions.

  • Attends/participates in sectional and team in-services and meetings.


Education Requirements:


  • Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science (or 24 credits in Chemistry/Biology constituting a biological science major) as required by CLIA

  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist License


Desired Background/Skills:



    Qualifications:


    • Experience in cytogenetics or FISH

    • Familiarity with Lab protocol and equipment (ex: microscopes, centrifuge, pipettes etc)

    • Proficiency with numbers and ability to interpret written data

    • Ability to quickly and accurately research information

    • Good time management

    • Ability to utilize computerized databases

    • Effective written and verbal communication

    • Excellent computer skills


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