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Prepare organ and organ system specimens for clinical diagnostic study of cells for the purpose of recognizing and classifying malignant and benign inflammatory conditions

Essential Duties:

Adheres to safety/health regulatory and state/federal legal requirements and the policies, operating procedures and Services Standard of the Hospitals.
Collects and prepares biological specimens using cytogenetic culture and harvest procedures; prepares microscopic slides using routine banding techniques.
Maintains accession records of specimens.
Operates and maintains laboratory equipment. Conducts regular assessments and records the lab equipment's performance, reliability. Notifies appropriate personnel if any issues, exceptions arise. Performs other duties as requested.
Prepares computer-generated images of chromosomes to capture the suspected abnormalities for further analysis, review.
Screens and images specimens under a microscope. Selects cells, counts chromosomes, identifies and analyzes any abnormalities making distinctions and judgments based on chromosome structure and cell-cycle kinetics.
Summarize results of analysis and prepares routine reports and non-routine results for Lab management review and action.
FISH analysis.
Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and interpret results
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to learn new procedures and adapt to technological changes in the laboratory
Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
Knowledge and technical proficiency in specialty areas assigned within the laboratory
Knowledge of infection prevention policies and procedures
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientist (CACCS) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)
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