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.
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.
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.
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.