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Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetics Technologist Trainee - Entry level, will train! in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The Integrated Genetics Division is seeking a Cytogenetics 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.

Participate in LabCorp's in-house training program for the field of Cytogenetics. Receive in depth training and preparation for the ASCP board examination and ASCP-CG certification. Training program is a two year commitment.

The schedule for this position will be: 2 nd shift, Monday -- Friday, 1:00pm-9:30pm.

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

Requirements

  • B.A./B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, or relatable life science field

  • Previous clinical OR research lab experience preferred, but not required

  • Ability to work independently within a team and strong attention to detail

  • Strong organization skills

  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen

Shift

2

Schedule

Monday-Friday 1:00pm-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.

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