The Cytogenetics Laboratory at University of Minnesota Medical Center – East Bank is looking for a fulltime Cytogenetic Technician working 80 hours per 2 week pay period, Monday-Friday days with rotating weekends and holidays.
The Cytogenetics Laboratory provides quality patient care by providing results for Cancer, Constitutional and Prenatal Studies. The laboratory utilizes highly specialized testing including G-banding, Comparative Genomic Hybridization and FISH Analysis to interpret patient results.
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The Cytogenetic Technician functions independently in performing major Cytogenetics work responsibilities of the professional laboratory practice. A Cytogenetic Technician performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing, and acts as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results. The Cytogenetic Technician may be responsible for method development research, instrument correlation, and method validation. The Cytogenetic Technician correlates data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results. The Cytogenetic Technician assists in laboratory performance improvement activities.
Follows established guidelines to obtain specimens and prioritize work.
Performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing.
Recognizes problems and takes appropriate measures to resolve them.
Evaluates testing results for accuracy and appropriate intervention.
Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to Laboratory Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement and Laboratory Compliance Programs
Orients and mentors new employees and students.
Other Required Skills