Labcorp Cytogenetics Senior Technologist - $3,000 Sign-On Bonus Offered in Town of Shelton, Connecticut
$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates
Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to looking to embark on a new challenge in your career, or start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Senior Technologist in Shelton, CT. In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".
The Cytogenetic Senior Technologist will aid the supervisor and managers in the coordination and management of workflow. Facilitates high quality Cytogenetics and/or FISH testing and reporting within established time frames. Performs all routine and special cytogenetics and/or FISH practices as needed. Microscope work performed as required. Involved in training technicians and new employees.
The work schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.
- Routine Procedures will include:
Performing Tissue culture procedures
Harvesting slides and Slide making and Slide banding
Automated karyotyping procedures
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
Assist with processing of specimens when needed
Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Bachelors 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
Capable of working independently within laboratory standards
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.