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Cytogenetic Technologist

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Laboratory and Research


Position Description
The position will focus primarily on analysis catering to chromosome, FISH or microarray. This is a dry lab technologist position that analyzes oncology and constitutional chromosomes, FISH and microarray utilizing the Leica Cytovision and Cytosure softwares as applicable. This position will not involve in any wet lab bench work and will only focus on dry-lab analysis. Open to hiring only ASCP certified and experienced Cytogenetics professionals!
This a remote job for chromosome and microarray analysis but will be onsite for FISH analysis as it involves microscopy. The offer is available from: United States.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
Core Responsibilities
  1. Read and understand all SOP's related to the department specific process related to job function and adhere to all department rules and protocols
  • Chromosome: Perform analysis of chromosomes using Leica Cytovision software, which includes image analysis and Karyograms for each case on the imaging system and analyzes them for the presence of chromosomal defects
  • FISH: Perform fluorescent microscopy, capturing using Leica Cytovision software, paperwork, flex images, excel sheet entries for cut offs.
  • Microarray: Perform analysis using Cytosure software. Database and literature search
  1. Review results in Review test requisitions to gather pertinent details for analysis.
  2. Summarize test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature and interpret results in the patient record system. Distinguish between normal and abnormal test results.
Skills Required:
  • Analysis & Critical Thinking: Critical thinking skills including solid problem solving, analysis, decision-making, planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Must be detailed oriented with the ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Self-Management: Effectively manages own time, conflicting priorities, self, stress, and professional development
  • Self-motivated and self-starter with ability work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook required
Occasional Duties
assigned as needed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in a related field plus minimum 2 years related experience in a clinical setting is required. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • ASCP Certification will be preferred. Will be responsible to maintain active credentials if certified.
Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Schedule Details
Any time

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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