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Cytogenetic Technologist/Medical Technician

Genetics Associates, Inc Nashville, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $30 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Genetics Associates, Inc. is seeking a qualified individual to fill an added cytogenetics technologist role in our laboratory. This role will have overall responsibilities with supporting patient testing including routine clinical pathology testing appropriate to cytogenetic laboratory services under occasional guidance. The position requires high attention to detail and the ability to accurately and consistently follow protocols. This position reports directly to the Lab Manager.

Major Responsibilities

  • Collects and prepares biological specimens for cytogenetic analysis from various human tissues
  • Cultures and harvests cells using appropriate techniques and medias
  • Analyzes and counts chromosomes
  • Prepares karyotypes and summarizes results of analysis for reporting
  • Competently applies clinical knowledge to achieve accurate clinical test results
  • Operates and maintains imaging equipment
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification and to increase basic knowledge
  • Instructs trainees, medical students, resident physicians and post-doctoral fellows in basic cytogenetic skills
  • Accessioning and documenting specimen data
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Ability to make timely, accurate, and legible records
  • Ability to follow detailed protocols with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to perform benchwork 75-100% of the time
  • Ability to adhere to requirements of HIPAA and other ethical standards with respect to patient-specific information
  • Ability to observe the safety practices and protocols common to all laboratory activities and those specific to a genetics laboratory
  • Working knowledge of Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to multi-task, be self-motivated, and to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Possession of a high attention to detail, with low technical and clerical error rates

Genetics Associates, Inc

Why Work Here?

We offer great benefits and is a family oriented company.

Address

1916 Patterson St. Suite 400
Nashville, TN
USA

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