Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetics Technologist / 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.
This position will have second shift hours from 1:00PM --9:30PM, Tuesday -- Saturday
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
The 7,000-acre Research Triangle Park is the largest research park in the United States, and is home to over 140 organizations (Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, and Information Technology /Telecommunications) and has around 45,000 full time employees entering the Park each day. The Research Triangle itself is named for the Triangle formed by the three universities: Duke University at Durham, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
With scientific expertise in esoteric testing, genomics, and clinical and anatomic pathology, LabCorp processes tests on approximately 470,000 specimens each day, applying advances in medicine and science to laboratory testing. LabCorp operates a sophisticated laboratory network, with corporate headquarters in Burlington, NC, and more than 48,000 employees worldwide. Our 220,000 clients include physician offices, hospitals, managed care organizations, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under ticker symbol LH. To learn more about our organization, visit our website at: www.labcorp.com.
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
Tuesday-Saturday 1pm to 9:30pm
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.