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Labcorp Senior Cytogenetic Technologist in New York, New York

Integrated Oncology, a LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, provides reference anatomic pathology, hematopathology and molecular pathology testing services to hospitals, health systems and independent oncology practices. Integrated Oncology is focused on providing world class solutions to better the lives of patients living with cancer.

The Senior Cytogenetics Technologist will aid the supervisor and managers in the coordination and management of workflow. He/She will facilitate high quality Cytogenetics and/or FISH testing and reporting within established time frames.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all routine and special cytogenetics and/or FISH practices as needed.

  • Microscope work performed as required. Involved in training technicians and new employees.

  • Routine Procedures

  • Tissue culture procedures

  • Harvesting

  • Slide making

  • Slide banding

  • Automated karyotyping procedures

  • Reagent preparation

  • FISH processing

  • FISH probing

  • FISH scoping

  • Quality Control

  • Documents daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment

  • Evaluates acceptability of results

  • Evaluation of modifications for improvements of current methods

  • Participates in training junior personnel

  • Helps Supervisor with coordination and management of workflow

Requirements

  • Normally a BS or BA degree in a biological science

  • Must be a Cytogenetic Technologist with a minimum of five years' experience

  • ASCP certified (grandfathering clause if hired by NY lab prior to 2000)

  • Evaluation of required skills by Supervisor

  • Good communication skills

  • Thrives on the opportunity to excel

Shift

1

Schedule

Saturday's 8a-430p

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