Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetic Chromosome Technologist Trainee in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Integrated Genetics Division is seeking a Cytogenetics Technologist Trainee or Technologist to join their Cytogenetics team! Assays performed in the Cytogenetics Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including specimen culturing, slide preparation, and chromosome analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Performing culture initiation, harvesting of cells, staining slides from amniotic fluid, peripheral blood, CVS and POC specimens.

  • Analysis of chromosomes, which may include imaging and karyotyping of cytogenetic specimens, and running of the automated metaphase finder.

  • Review test requisitions to gather pertinent details for analysis as needed and summarizes test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature.

  • Performing QA/QC duties in the lab.

  • Performing routine preventative maintenance on lab equipment.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • B.A./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.

  • 1 year of clinical OR research lab experience preferred, but not required at Technologist Trainee level.

  • 1 year of clinical experience required at Technologist level.

  • Cytogenetic experience is preferred, but not required.

Shift

1

Schedule

Sunday-Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm

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.