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Cytogenetic Technologist Senior - UNCH Molecular And Cytogenetics

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.***This position qualifies for our Clinical Laboratory Incentive Program which includes a $10,000 Commitment Incentive paid over a two (2) year period. For more information, please go to: -https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/lab-incentive-program -***
Summary:
The Senior Cytogenetic Technologist processes clinical specimens from patients who are referred for cancer or constitutional cytogenetic diagnosis. The processing responsibilities include accessioning specimens into the laboratory, tissue culture set-up, harvesting or preparing the cells for analysis, slide preparation and staining, microscope analysis, imaging, cell karyotyping and preparation of diagnostic result reports. Candidates with a comprehensive knowledge of cancer cytogenetics and/or chromosomal microarray (CMA) experience are highly preferred. -Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm
Responsibilities:

  • Investigates problems with equipment, test results, specimens, and/or workflow.
  • Monitors daily operation of laboratory section or work area.
  • Participates on teams or performs special projects/assignments.
  • Reports results to healthcare providers. Consults/confers with healthcare providers regarding test results.
  • Reviews test results to ensure accuracy of report and timely correction of errors.
  • Serves as Lead Technologist or Program Manager within technical area of the Cytogenetics Laboratory. May also serve as lead in quality control, education, competency, equipment, safety, etc.
  • Trains new employees. Teaches Clinical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents. Serves as a technical resource.
  • Performs quality control, new assay validation and equipment maintenance in the Cytogenetics laboratory.
  • Performs cytogenetics testing procedures: cell culture and processing, FISH, microarray, and microscopic analysis. Observes test performance and trends, collects and presents data.
  • Reviews and maintains standard operating procedures.
    Other InformationOther information:
    Education Requirements:
    --- Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, Chemistry, Biological science
    Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    --- CG (ASCP) Board of Certification required
    Professional Experience Requirements:
    --- Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or a chemistry or biological science and completion of a NACCLS accredited Cytogenetics program or completion of a Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Genetic Sciences, CG (ASCP) Board of Certification required, two (2) years of experience required.
    --- Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or a chemistry or biological science, CG (ASCP) Board of Certification required, three (3) years of experience required.
    Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

    Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
    Organization Unit: UNCH Molecular And Cytogenetcs -Work Type: Full Time
    Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Cytogenetic Technologist Senior - UNCH Molecular And Cytogenetics, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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