Cytogentic lab seeks Cytogentics Technologist to complete Cytogenetics analysis of body fluids/tissues from human subjects to confirm or rule out a clinical diagnosis. Proficient in all routine and special cytogenetic technique maintenance of all pertinent equipment and lab organization. Make and receive telephone calls, communicate efficiently with hospital personnel/physicians/patients. Maintain laboratory records/statistics. Maintain cell lines and long-term storage techniques of call lines. Order and maintain laboratory supplies and equipment.
Enter demographics for Molecular genetics and fax and mail reports. Mail Cytogenetics reports
Dispatch of bio hazardous patient specimens(blood, amniotic fluid, tissue, etcl0 to the appropriate laboratories, Cytogenetics and molecular Genetics
Provide clients, health providers, external institutions and laboratories with detailed information and assistance regarding available test services fee information and transportation of bio hazardous specimen, etc.
Prepare extensive laboratory purchase orders for office/laboratory supplies, chemical and reagents, equipment, etc., and submits to Laboratory Administrator for approval
Answer telephone calls and incoming faxes
Screen visitors/couriers/vendors from Laboratory Accession area
Receive incoming correspondences, reviews and distributes mail and answers routine correspondence independently.
Maintain lab data and statistics including accessioning of sample that come in on a daily basis
Maintain Chemical and equipment inventory
Chemical waste disposal
Culture set up and maintenance, harvest, slide prep, staining and screening of amniotic fluid, CVS, POC, PBL, BM, LN and any other body tissue or fluid
Preparation of all solutions required in Clin Cytogenetics.
All Banding techniques
Screening and analysis of chromosomes and FISH
FISH Methodology both liquid and Tissue
New York State Department of Education Clinical Laboratory Technologist License or a limited permit is required.
One year training in clinical cytogenetics
A minimum of one year experience in clinical and cancer cytogenetic techniques required.
NCA certification and/or a master degree desirable. BA or BS degree (evaluated in USA) in medical technology or life sciences required
Knowledge of computer skills
This position is located in the Moses campus. The hours are 10:00 am - 6.30 pm Monday through Friday.
Enjoy the rewards of working in the Lab at Montefiore. There will be a $5,000.00 sign on bonus for the selected applicant.
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 10 AM-6:30 PM Req ID: 152303
Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history ofdisability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status,or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.