Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetic Technologist in Austin, Texas
The Integrated Oncology Division is seeking a Cytogenetics Technologist to join their team in Austin, TX! This position will be responsible for performing all routine and special Cytogenetics and/or FISH procedures, microscopic analysis, and maintaining quality control. With minimum supervision, the Cytogenetics Technologist will participate in troubleshooting, updating accessioning and current methods, and training of employees, when cleared by the Supervisor.
The schedule for this position will be Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Perform routine procedures, including tissue culture, harvesting, and slide making and slide banding
Responsible for Karotypes and use automated imaging for karyotyping procedures
Responsible for reagent preparation and reagent labeling
Perform and evaluate troubleshooting, and document all corrective actions as needed
Quality Control: Document daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment
Evaluates acceptability of results with signatory review
Responsible for the evaluation of modifications for improvement of current methods
Assist in the validation of new test methods, instrumentation and reagents
Participate in inter-laboratory proficiency testing
Responsible for the following administrative tasks: patient worksheets, quality control records, and procedure modification trials
Participate in the training of employees
Bachelors in Biology or other Life Science
ASCP certification in Cytogenetics (CG)
Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience
Great communications skills
Thrives on the opportunity to excel
State licensure (when applicable): NY- State License and TN-Medical Lab Technologist or Specialist license (Cytogenetics)
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
Monday- Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, flexible as needed
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.