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CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST

BRONX, NY, US


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. 

 

Duties:

  • 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

 

Qualifications:

  • 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

 

Hours are 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Monday to Friday located at Clinical Cytogenetics and CytoGenomics Laboratory at the Moses campus.

 

Department: Pathology Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Part-Time Address: 1635 Poplar Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 9 AM-5:30 PM Req ID: 127964 

 

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 of disability, 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. 

 

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