University of Rochester Med Technologist Cytogenetics - 233220 in Rochester, New York
Med Technologist Cytogenetics Job ID 233220Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening
Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 CytogeneticsResponsibilities
Provides specialized testing and support for the laboratory section. Performs complex technical assignments, which are broadly outlined and require theoretical insight and interpretation. Exercises a high degree of skill and judgement and an understanding of the principles and methodologies of cytogenetics processing. Responsible for instrument maintenance/standardization, daily quality control and adherence to all laboratory/University policies.
SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION RECEIVED:
Reports to Technical Specialist, Supervisor, and Director. Generally works independently, seeking guidance from supervisor, and/or faculty.
SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXCERCISED:
May be responsible for limited supervision of laboratory staff.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:
All current or future computers and software. All standard office equipment such as telephones, PC’s, Laboratory Information System (LIS) terminal and printers, calculator, copier, printers and fax machines.
Morphologic microscopic analysis and karyotyping of a variety of specimens including: amniotic fluids and chorionic villus samples, pre-conceptual and pediatric bloods and products of conception.
Microscopic analysis also includes complex leukemic bone marrows and tumors for the detection of specific chromosome aberrations associated with various kinds of neoplasia. Performs Fluorescent In-Situ Hybridization (FISH) microscope analysis.
Provides educational support and specialized training within the laboratory section.
Performs and documents instrument preventative maintenance as scheduled or as needed.
Performs and documents instrument troubleshooting as needed.
Record results of patient sample analysis using computer/instrument interface options (i.e. worksheets etc.)
Adheres to quality control/ quality assurance protocols.
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology with an advanced certificate of completion at a NYS designated program. Must be NYS Licensed or eligible for NYS licensure in Clinical Laboratory Technology or a NYS Restricted License in Cytogenetics; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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