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

The Integrated Oncology Division is seeking a Cytogenetic Technologist Trainee 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.

  • Perform culture initiation, harvesting of cells, staining slides from peripheral blood, tissue, and bone marrow oncology specimens.

  • Analyze of chromosomes, which may include imaging and karyotyping of cytogenetic specimens.

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

  • Perform QA/QC duties in the lab.

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on lab equipment.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cytogenetic experience

  • 1 year of clinical OR research lab experience

Shift

2

Schedule

2nd Shift 1:00PM --9:30PM Tuesday -- Saturday

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.