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Cytogenetic Laboratory Technologist

Company: Igenomix
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Career Opportunity at Igenomix: Cytogenetic Laboratory Technologist Exciting opportunity with Igenomix - Pioneers in advanced reproductive genetic testing. Igenomix is a dynamic, fast-moving, successful Genetic Testing Laboratory. It is committed to quality, service and state-of-the-art technology based in Miami, FL. We work in an evolving and exciting environment focused on serving in vitro fertilization practices by offering genetic screening on embryos to improve patient outcomes. As a successful, growing company, we are looking for talented professionals for our Miami lab. We offer opportunities that allow our team members to grow professionally and contribute to advances in IVF. The job involves working flexible/swing shifts. The candidate would be expected to be part of a rotation in nights, weekends and holidays. Being able to work independently and having experience in genetics or molecular biology techniques are a plus, however we are prepared to train the right candidate. Experience:

  • 3 +year experience performing testing of patient samples and related duties in a CLIA-regulated laboratory post certification, post-graduation.
  • Relevant molecular skill set consisting of the molecular fundamentals, RNA and DNA extraction, PCR, and gel electrophoresis will be plus.
  • Experience with real time PCR, microarray or sequencing preferred.
  • Demonstrate clear ability to explain experience with specific instrument platforms, including test principle(s), what controls were in place, and how results were interpreted and reported out. Key knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or relevant degrees.
    • Cytogenetic License- Active in Florida
    • Highly organized and strong work ethic.
    • Understanding of the equipment used daily; including, but not limited to centrifuges, thermal cyclers, and real-time PCR analyzers
    • Understanding of CLIA requirements and experience with CAP inspections for compliance with Checklist requirements.
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-past, deadline-driven environment.
    • Communication - Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including ability to write clear reports and detailed laboratory procedures with correct grammar and spelling. Willingness to share and receive information and ideas from all levels of the organization in order to achieve the desired results.
    • Teamwork - Commitment to the successful achievement of team and organizational goals through a desire to participate with and help other members of the team
    • Dependable; follow instructions, respond to management direction, complete tasks on time or notify appropriate person with an alternate plan.
    • Visual acuity and analytical skills to distinguish fine detail.
    • Manual dexterity to use common laboratory equipment and perform sterile techniques as required.
    • Must possess ability to perform repetitive motion.
    • All molecular testing is done on patient samples. These are always considered bio-hazardous material. Tissue can be pathogenic
    • May be required to handle blood-borne pathogens and general laboratory reagents.
    • Willingness to work different shifts is required.
    • Rotation is required for Weekends/Nights/Holidays This is unique opportunity to join a dynamic, growing company at an early stage where the right person can have a big impact. * All offers of employment at Igenomix USA are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and completion of Form I-9 per federal regulations.

Keywords: Igenomix, Miami , Cytogenetic Laboratory Technologist, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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