Technologist Cytogenetic I- Lewisville, TX (Remote Work Available)
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Technologist Cytogenetic I- Lewisville, Texas Or Remote Work
Available - Monday-Friday
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
If job assignment includes tissue culture: Using SOPs, accurately
and efficiently performs tissue culture of assigned specimen types,
including culture initiation, maintenance, and harvest. Also
performs slide preparation and staining for microscopic
If job assignment includes microscopic analysis: Performs accurate
microscopic/post-microscopic analyses of assigned specimen types
meeting or exceeding established productivity standards, applying
additional staining/testing procedures when indicated, and
preparing karyotypes using established cytogenetics laboratory
If job assignment includes fluorescence in situ hybridization:
Using SOPs, accurately and efficiently processes assigned specimen
types, including slide preparation, pretreatment, hybridization,
post wash, and counterstain for microscopic analysis using
appropriate quality control standards.
Performs accurate microscopic/post-microscopic analyses of assigned
specimen types meeting or exceeding established productivity and
quality control standards.
Documents and maintains tissue culture and/or microscopy analysis
records completely and accurately.
Documents chromosome or FISH abnormalities using correct ISCN
nomenclature and best assessment of breakpoints.
Ensures accurate specimen processing/test results by strict
adherence to testing methodology and quality standards.
Possesses appropriate computer skills (CAPS, Tandem, etc) to
Participates in quality assurance, quality control, and quality
Participates in training of technologists and other laboratory
personnel, including visiting students and fellows, as needed.
Participates in reviewing training checklists to reflect current
Attends departmental meetings as required and participates in the
department's continuing education program.
Maintains laboratory areas and equipment in a safe, functional, and
Adheres to all established laboratory safety requirements.
Required to use (a) personal protective equipment, (b) engineering
controls and/or (c) work practice controls as directed by
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by competent
JOB REQUIREMENTS :
BS/BA or related degree in science Foreign educated candidates must
provide a detailed credential evaluation from IERF (International
Education Research Foundation).
United States educated candidates must provide a detailed original
One year of previous experience in a clinical cytogenetics
Microscopic analysis requires extended periods sitting at a
Tissue culture requires extended periods of standing, sitting at a
biohazard hood, or pipetting.
Sound theoretical and operational knowledge of job assignment(s) in
Proven problem solving skills for job assignment(s).
The ability to effectively plan, organize, and complete work
Interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously and effectively
with supervisors, co-workers and clients.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
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