Jul 22, 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 Licensures
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RequiredBachelor'sBiological Science
OrBachelor'sRelated Field

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Specific Skills
RequiredAdministrative and clerical skills
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
RequiredDelegation skills
RequiredWork independently
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position



Primary Location

: FL-Tampa-BayCare Laboratories, LLC
Schedule: Varies


: Days
Shift Hours: 9:00am -5:30pm
Weekend Work: Occasional
On Call: No
Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME