Apr 26, 2021

Cytogenetic Technologist I - Esoteric Lab - Tampa

  • BayCare Health System
  • Tampa, FL, USA

Job Description

Cytogenetic Technologist I - Esoteric Lab - Tampa(

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The Cytogenetics Technologist I performs all aspects of cytogenetics processing and analysis including: sample set up, harvesting of samples, dropping and banding of slides for analysis, FISH slide preparation and probing, scanning slides (both FISH and chromosome) and analyzing these cells or nuclei when properly trained and documentation is complete on training. Analysis includes imaging and karyotyping of specimens. May also write case reports in preparation for director-level sign-out. Reviews test requisitions to gather pertinent information for culture set-up and case analysis. Able to distinguish between normal and abnormal test results, troubleshoots and improves lab procedures. Performs lab tasks with oversight from a Cytogenetics Technologist II, or the Laboratory Supervisor when needed. Required certification includes American Society for Clinical Pathology in Cytogenetics (ASCPCG) AND a Florida Clinical Cytogenetics license eligible. Florida license must be obtained within 60 days of hire. Experience requirement: 1 year training program in Clinical Cytogenetics.


Certifications and LicensuresRequiredReference summary for details
EducationRequiredBachelor'sBiological ScienceOrBachelor'sRelated Field
ExperienceRequired1 yearReference summary for details
Specific SkillsRequiredAdministrative and clerical skillsRequiredCustomer service skillsRequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to positionRequiredDelegation skillsRequiredWork independentlyRequiredOrganizational skillsRequiredInterpersonal skillsRequiredWritten and verbal communication skillsRequiredCritical thinking skillsRequiredComputer skills appropriate to position



Primary Location

: FL-Tampa-BayCare Laboratories, LLCSchedule: Varies


: VariableShift Hours: VariesWeekend Work: OccasionalOn Call: NoEmployment Status: ACTIVE PRN