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FISH / Cytogenetics Technologist

White Plains, NY 10601

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (FISH) Job Number: KD1231199

Job Description

Seeking a full time FISH / Cytogenetics Technologist or Technician to join a great laboratory in Westchester County, NY.
 
This is a permanent position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package!

 

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

In conjunction with the Supervisor, Manager, and Director of Esoteric Laboratory Operations, manage day-to-day operation of the FISH Processing laboratory. Oversee, and assign with permission of the Manager, all aspects of the technical processing workflow from accession specimens to QA.

Essential Functions

  • Receive and sort samples by specimen type for laboratory testing.
  • Must be able monitor all aspect of sample processing.
  • Accession and label all paperwork, specimen slides, tubes and jars.
  • Review all data entry information that appears on the test requisition. 
  • Process medical specimens for molecular FISH testing.
  • Stain, cover slip, collate and book all cases processed.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all technical processing documentation.
  • Monitor equipment and maintenance logs to ensure appropriate record keeping.
  • Ensure FISH lab is adequately stocked with supplies and oversee weekly ordering.
  • Perform monthly inventory checks.
  • Understand all FISH processing SOPs and participate in periodic SOP updates.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Good communication skills with all team members and supervisory staff.
  • Additional tasks/projects upon request.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or higher, preferably in Biology. 
  • MUST have current New York State License 
  • Minimum 1 year of FISH experience (processing)
  • Working knowledge of computers (Word and Excel).
  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively in English.
  • Excellent organizational skills 
     
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationship with peers and management
     
  • Dependable, flexible and adaptable in all aspects of work 
     
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently, in accordance with the amount of specimens received; ability to operate copy machine, staining, cover slipping and centrifuge equipment.Extended periods of standing and sitting.

Desired:

Three plus years FISH experience (processing) for HER2, UroVysion and Hematology/Oncology specimens. MLTHTL, CG, MB or HT(ASCPLicense/Certification or eligible recommended. Knowledge of medical terminology

 

 

For more details please submit your resume. You can also send it directly to Kristin@ka-recruiting.com 

(JOB ID: KD72)

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