FISH Cytogenetic Technologist at LABORATORY CORP OF AMERICA HOLDINGS

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FISH Cytogenetic Technologist

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Location Town of Shelton, Connecticut Job ID 20-82742

Join LabCorp Diagnostics and you'll be a part of an innovative life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care and providing comprehensive clinical laboratory services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions and pioneers new diagnostic technologies to improve the delivery of care. As a member of the LabCorp team, you'll join a collegial scientific staff who appreciates that on the other side of every sample, is a person who depends on us! LabCorp is a leader in laboratory medicine and we strive to meet the rapidly evolving healthcare needs.

Dianon Pathology, part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group, is a leading provider of anatomic pathology with subspecialty expertise in Dermatopathology, Gastrointestinal pathology, Gyn Pathology and Uropathology. Dianon has 30 years of experience providing specialized anatomic pathology services to physician practices and hospitals.

Responsibilities:

Performs all routine and special Cytogenetics procedures, microscopic analysis and maintains quality control. With minimum supervision, Cytogenetic technologist participates in trouble shooting and updating accessioning as well as current methods.

  • Perform FISH hybridization and washes
  • Review test requisition to gather pertinent details for analysis
  • Perform microscope analysis of FISH slides
  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal test results
  • Ensures proper 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
  • Provide assistance to non-technical staff and trainees as needed
  • Performs laboratory tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department
  • Comply with LabCorp policies and procedures

Requirements

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Biology or relatable life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math
  • Cytogenetic experience 1 year of clinical OR clinical lab experience
  • Must complete and pass color blind test

Preferred Requirements:

  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Computer skills
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed

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Tuesday - Saturday 7:30am - 4pm
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