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Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetics Technologist (1st Shift) in Brentwood, Tennessee

The Integrated Oncology Division is seeking a Cytogenetics Technologist to join their team in Brentwood, TN! This position will be responsible for performing all routine and special Cytogenetics and/or FISH procedures, microscopic analysis, and maintaining quality control. With minimum supervision, the Cytogenetics Technologist will participate in troubleshooting, updating accessioning and current methods, and training of employees, when cleared by the Supervisor.

The schedule for this position will be 1st shift, Tuesday- Saturday, 8:00am-430pm

Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine procedures, including tissue culture, harvesting, and slide making and slide banding

  • Perform FISH processing, probing and scoping

  • Responsible for Karotypes and use automated imaging for karyotyping procedures

  • Responsible for reagent preparation and reagent labeling

  • Perform and evaluate troubleshooting, and document all corrective actions as needed

  • Quality Control: Document daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment

  • Evaluates acceptability of results with signatory review

  • Responsible for the evaluation of modifications for improvement of current methods

  • Assist in the validation of new test methods, instrumentation and reagents

  • Participate in inter-laboratory proficiency testing

  • Responsible for the following administrative tasks: patient worksheets, quality control records, and procedure modification trials

  • Participate in the training of employees

Requirements

  • B.A./B.S. in Biology or relatable life science

  • ASCP certification in Cytogenetics (CG)

  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience

  • Great communications skills

  • Thrives on the opportunity to excel

  • State licensure (when applicable): NY- State License and TN-Medical Lab Technologist or Specialist license (Cytogenetics)

Shift

1

Schedule

1st Shift (Tuesday-Saturday 8:00am-4:30pm)

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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