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

The Integrated Oncology 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.

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 certification. Training program is a two-year commitment and requires signing a training reimbursement agreement.

This position will have 1st shift hours from Tuesday-Saturday 8a-430p.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing culture initiation, harvesting of cells, staining slides from oncology 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


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

  • 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 Cytogenetics experience is preferred, but not required

  • The team is also looking for someone who is:

  • Detail oriented

  • Team Player

  • Positive Attitude

  • Willing to work overtime




1st Shift (Tuesday - Saturday 8am - 4:30pm)

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.