CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST II - CYTOGENETICS

Employer
Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Sep 01, 2016
Closes
Nov 12, 2016
Ref
167081
Industry
Healthcare
Category
Healthcare

CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST II - CYTOGENETICS(

Job Number: 167081)

Description

The Cytogenetics Technologist II performs all aspects of cytogenetics processing and analysis including: sample set up, harvesting of samples, dropping and banding of slides for analysis, FISH slide preparation and probing, scanning slides (both FISH and chromosome) and analyzing these cells or nuclei. Analysis includes imaging and karyotyping of specimens. A Cytogenetics Technologist II will also summarize test results and write the karyotype or FISH nomenclature. May also write case reports in preparation for director-level sign-out. Reviews test requisitions to gather pertinent information for culture set-up and case analysis. Is able to distinguish between normal and abnormal test results and troubleshoots and improves lab procedures. Independently performs lab tasks and projects (as approved) directed at education, developing new technologies or procedures. Helps cytogenetics technologist I get proficient at different lab tasks and check to make sure that they are performing to standard. Maintains quality control records. Required certification includes American Society for Clinical Pathology in Cytogenetics (ASCPCG) AND a Florida Clinical Cytogenetics License. Experience requirement: 3 years of clinical cytogenetics experience in a CLIA certified laboratory.

Qualifications

Certifications and LicensuresRequiredReference summary for details
EducationRequiredBachelor'sBiological ScienceOrBachelor'sRelated Field
ExperienceRequired3 yearsReference summary for details
Specific SkillsRequiredAdministrative and clerical skillsRequiredCustomer service skillsRequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to positionRequiredDelegation skillsRequiredWork independentlyRequiredOrganizational skillsRequiredInterpersonal skillsRequiredWritten and verbal communication skillsRequiredCritical thinking skillsRequiredComputer skills appropriate to position

Organization: 0016-BAYCARE LABORATORIES LLC

Primary Location: FL-Tampa-BayCare Laboratories, LLCSchedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varies

Shift: DaysShift Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekend Work: Occasional

On Call: No