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FISH Technologist

Location Shelton, Connecticut Job ID 18-75174 Date posted 01/09/2018
The Cytogenetics Technologist is responsible for performing all routine and special Cytogenetics procedures, microscopic analysis, and maintaining quality control. With minimum supervision, this position will participate in trouble shooting, and training of other employees.
Technical Responsibilities:
  • Perform FISH hybridization and washes on a variety of specimen types
  • Perform scanning and microscope analysis of FISH slides
  • Summarize test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature
  • Review test requisition to gather pertinent details for analysis
  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal test results
  • Reagent preparation and reagent labeling
  • Perform and evaluate trouble shooting, document all corrective actions as needed
  • Quality Control, document daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment
  • Assist in the validation of new test methods/instrumentation/reagents
  • Comply with LabCorp policies and procedures.
  • Provide assistance to non-technical staff and trainees as needed

Administrative Responsibilities:
  • General lab support duties to include: filing, label making, obtaining or ordering supplies, collating slides or files
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Requirements

* Requires a B.A./B.S. in Biology, Cytogenetics, Clinical Lab Sciences or relatable life science

* Minimum of 1 year laboratory experience in human cytogenetics

* ASCP Certification in cytogenetics Recommended

Shift

1

Schedule

Tuesday to Saturday; 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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