Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetics Technologist in Westborough, Massachusetts

Integrated Genetics is seeking a Cytogenetic Technologist to join its team in Westborough, MA! The Cytogenetic Technologist is responsible for performing all routine and special Cytogenetics procedures, microscopic analysis, and maintaining quality control. With minimum supervision, this position will participate in trouble shooting, and training of other employees.

The schedule for this position will be Tuesday - Saturday, 7:00am - 3:30pm

Responsibilities:

  • Perform FISH hybridization and washes on a variety of specimen types

  • Perform scanning and microscope analysis of FISH slides

  • Review test requisition to gather pertinent details for analysis

  • Distinguish between normal and abnormal test results

  • Summarize test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature

  • Reagent preparation and reagent labeling

  • Perform and evaluate troubleshooting, document all corrective actions as needed

  • Quality Control, document daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment

  • Assist in the validation of new test methods/instrumentation/reagents

  • Equipment monitoring/maintenance

  • General lab support duties to include: filing, label making, obtaining or ordering supplies, collating slides or files

  • Comply with company policies and procedures

  • Provide assistance to non-technical staff and trainees

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Cytogenetics or equivalent related science

  • Minimum one year laboratory experience in human genetics (or recently graduated from a Cytogenetics degree program)

  • ASCP Certification in Cytogenetics highly desired

Shift

1

Schedule

Tuesday -- Saturday, 7:00am -- 3:30pm

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.