Laboratory Corporation of America Clinical Lab Scientist Cytogenetics - PAML in Spokane, Washington

Performs laboratory tests and analyses according to established procedures in designated technical department. Evaluates procedures and methods under direct supervision of more senior technologist, department supervisor, or group leader. Assists in training and orientation of trainees as required.

A Cytogenetics Technologist is responsible for the interpretation and implementation of established procedures to prepare appropriate specimens for cytogenetic or FISH analysis, perform that analysis, and prepare and describe the karyotypes or FISH signals. A Cytogenetics technologist performs tissue culture of various biological specimens, cell harvesting, slide preparation and banding or fluorescent in situ hybridization. The cytogenetics technologist performs, evaluates and summarizes results on specimens received for analysis; solves problems, instructs new employees and students, operates instruments and performs maintenance function checks and troubleshooting and develops and conducts test improvement projects directed toward the improvement of patient care.


License/Certification/Education: Normally a B.A./B.S. in Biology and meet all licensing requirements w/1-3 years of experience.

  1. Minimum one year of full-time work experience or training in a Cytogenetics, FISH or closely related clinical or research laboratory required OR completion of a NAACLS accredited Cytogenetics program. AND

  2. ASCP certification as a Technologist in Cytogenetics: CG(ASCP)

OR have documentation of training appropriate to testing completed prior to Sept 1, 1997.




Sunday - Wednesday 6:00 am to 4:30 pm

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