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Sr. Cytogenetic Technologist

Company: Labcorp
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Perform general duties assigned to a cytogenetic technologist, including karyotype and FISH technologies. Provide expertise in technical troubleshooting, for both wet lab and analysis. Other duties as assigned.
Schedule: Monday - Friday from 10:00am to 6:30 pm. Occasional Saturdays. On call rotation for stat services.
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine cytogenetic tests and molecular cytogenetics tests independently with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Develops new testing procedures.
  • Provides technical expertise to technologists.
  • Develops new cytogenetic procedures.
  • Provides technical expertise in troubleshooting.
  • Monitors the performance of the equipment.
  • Maintains adequate levels of inventory of supplies for their working areas.
  • Provides expertise in technical troubleshooting.
  • Participates in reviewing and revising lab manual.
  • Assists the team leader/supervisor in preparation of the lab for safety inspections, and laboratory surveys for licensing
  • Alerts the team leader/general supervisor for unusual events or unexpected results.
  • Communicates with team leader/supervisor when having unusual test results or technical /clinical concerns.
  • Seeks advice from team leader/supervisor when uncertain with test procedures or results.
  • Attends staff meeting regularly.
  • Participates in continuing education programs and AGT meetings.
  • Contributes to cytogenetics technology training program, residents, and ABMG trainees.
    Job Competencies required
    • Displays professional behavior.
    • Takes responsibility for professional acts.
    • Practices safe work procedures.
    • Applies the laws and regulations governing medical laboratory.
    • Maintains and improves skills and knowledge.
    • Recognizes and shows respect for the patient, clients, staff, and other medical professionals.
    • Protects patient confidentiality and privacy.
    • Able to assess strengths and weaknesses and to establish goals for
    • self-development.
    • Highly competent with all aspects of Cytogentetic technologies.
      Personal skills required
      • Accuracy/attention to detail.
      • Legibility and documentation skills.
      • Physically able to perform duties in work area
      • Proficient in microscopic and computerized imaging analysis.
      • Works independently.
      • Tolerance to high stress level.
      • Ability to work on multiple tasks.
      • Adaptable to change.
      • Good computer skills (windows based programs).
      • Excellent communication skills.
      • Excellent Interpersonal skills.Requirements:
        • Has a BS degree in biological, chemical and/or medical sciences from an accredited college or university or an equivalent to the above degree.
        • Certified by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) as a Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytogenetics (CLSp-CG).
        • Licensed or eligible for licensure by the State of Florida as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
        • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as a technologist in cytogenetics.
          In order to ensure the safety of our patients , this position requires as part of the post-offer onboarding process, successful completion of medical surveillance testing which includes: TB testing; proof of immunity or vaccination for Hepatitis B, Varicella, and MMR; proof of vaccination for COVID-19 (must be fully vaccinated: at least two weeks or more following receipt of the second dose in a two-dose series, or two or more weeks following receipt of a single-dose vaccine plus booster when eligible); annual flu vaccination; and color blind deficiency testing (if required by position). Labcorp will consider reasonable accommodations If you are in need of an exemption due to a medical contraindication/disability or religious belief.

          Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
          As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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