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Cytogenetics Technologist - Remote

USA - TX - Spring - 2255 Mossy Oaks Drive

Labcorp Women’s Health and Genetics division is seeking a Cytogenetics Technologist to join their team! The position will focus primarily on analysis of routine blood chromosomes utilizing the Applied Spectral Imaging software. 

The schedule for this position is: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM –4:30PM

Please note: This position is 100% remote or work onsite at our dry lab in Houston, TX. Candidate can be located anywhere in the US. Must meet Work from Home requirements listed below.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis of chromosomes, which includes imaging and karyotyping of cytogenetic specimens
  • Analyze chromosomes for count, structural abnormality, and morphology from computer acquired image of a metaphase according to appropriate SOP
  • Capture metaphase and interphase images for karyotyping or director review
  • Prepare preliminary report for interpretation by arranging (karyotyping) the different pairs of chromosomes identifying their proper numerical sequence
  • Enter analysis information into appropriate computer systems for director interpretation
  • Check karyotypes according to departmental and group procedures and protocols prior to director review
    • Ensure chromosomes are placed and oriented properly
    • Verify patient demographic information.
    • Verify that karyotype matches written diagnosis.
    • Ensure karyotypes are appropriate for director review based on test ordered and result

  • Remote transfer of electronic images to and from satellite reading labs for analysis.
  • Perform routine maintenance on laboratory and computer equipment in designated area
  • Participate in proficiency testing as required, maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples
  • Attend all required meetings and represents laboratory in a professional manner
  • Participate in required continuing education activities.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and company

Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, Cytogenetics Technology or relatable life science
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a Cytogenetics clinical laboratory
  • Previous experience with cytogenetic analysis of metaphase spreads via computerized images required
  • Constitutional cytogenetics experience preferred
  • ASCP certification in Cytogenetics (ASCP CG) highly preferred
  • Computer skills; must be able to effectively use the Internet, email, text messaging, chat applications, and familiarity with Microsoft Office. 
  • Effective communication skills (oral, written, presentation), is an active listener, and effectively provides balanced feedback
  • Strong patient focus
  • Effectively manages own time, conflicting priorities, self, stress, and professional development
  • Self-motivated and self-starter with ability to work independently with limited supervision

Work From Home Requirements:

  • Home office space must be a dedicated room that isn’t shared and meets HIPAA compliance.
  • Must agree …
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Job Profile

Regions

North America

Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

Commissions Company bonus Dental ESPP Medical Paid Time Off STD/LTD Vision

Skills

Communication Microsoft Office

Tasks
  • Attend meetings
  • Prepare reports
  • Verify patient information
Experience

2 years

Education

Chemistry

Restrictions

Must meet Work from Home requirements

Timezones

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