Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetics Technologist / Technologist Trainee (2nd Shift) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
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Cytogenetics Technologist Trainee / Technologist - Microarray Group
The Integrated Genetics Division is seeking a Cytogenetics Technologist or Technologist Trainee to join their Cytogenetics team in the Microarray Group! Assays performed in the Cytogenetics Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including specimen culturing, PCR, fragment analysis, and gel electrophoresis.
Perform culture initiation and harvesting of cells from amniotic fluid, peripheral blood, CVS and POC specimens
PCR DNA extraction, and completion of the SNP array assay from amniotic fluid, peripheral blood, bone marrow, CVS and POC specimens
Review test requisitions to gather pertinent details for analysis as needed
Perform QA/QC duties in the lab
Perform routine preventative maintenance on lab equipment
Work with wide array of instrumentation
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 for Technologist level
PCR and gel electrophoresis experience preferred, but not required
2nd Shift (Tu-Sa 3pm - 1130pm)
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.