ResponsibilitiesThe Cytogenetics Lab is seeking to hire a part-time, limited Cytogenetic Technologist. Primary duties include: microscopic FISH analysis, karyotyping analysis using computer system, FISH wet lab procedures, slide hybridization, PET slide preparation, cell and tissue culture techniques, both non-routine and complex procedures (e.g. C-banding, NOR stain, FISH, High resolution analysis, CVS direct and indirect set-up, leukemia blood, bone marrow and solid tumor analysis). Other responsibilities include method development-modification-parallel testing, collaboration on or independent preparation of abstracts or manuscripts, repair of laboratory instruments, sample processing, reagent preparation, and data entry.
Note: this is a part-time, limited position that’s anticipated to last one year. Incumbent will work various daytime hours (one 8-hour shift per week or two 4-hour shifts per week). May convert to career.
•A current, California Clinical Cytogeneticist license •Ability to assess accuracy and reasonableness of specimen requests •Skill in using sterile technique •Excellent communication, time management and organization skills •A team player •Ability to work standing, walking, or sitting for extended periods
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