Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetics Technologist / Technologist Trainee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The Integrated Genetics Division is seeking a Cytogenetics Technologist Trainee or Technologist to join their Cytogenetics team! Assays performed in the Cytogenetics Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including specimen culturing, slide preparation, and chromosome analysis.
Participate in LabCorp's in-house training program for the field of Cytogenetics. Receive in depth training and preparation for the ASCP board examination and certification. Training program is a two year commitment.
This position will have second shift hours from Sunday - Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Performing culture initiation, harvesting of cells, staining slides from amniotic fluid, peripheral blood, CVS and POC specimens
Analysis of chromosomes, which may include imaging and karyotyping of cytogenetic specimens, and running of the automated metaphase finder
Review test requisitions to gather pertinent details for analysis as needed and summarizes test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature
Performing QA/QC duties in the lab
Performing routine preventative maintenance on lab equipment
B.A./B.S. in Biology or relatable life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math
1 year of clinical OR research lab experience preferred, but not required at Technologist Trainee level
1 year of clinical experience required at Technologist level
Cytogenetic experience is preferred, but not required
Sunday - Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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.