ProPath, one of the largest completely physician owned pathology practices in the country, seeks an exceptional Cytogenetic Technologist to join our thriving practice. ASCP certification is required with experience. This position is based at our 85,000 square foot campus and corporate office in Dallas. ProPath is a nationally recognized practice founded in 1966 and has nearly 50 physicians and PhD’s on the team.
Hours: Varying start time, depending on current needs, anywhere from 6:30am until 9:00am.
Responsibilities: As a Clinical Lab Technologist you will be responsible for performing clinical laboratory testing in a manner that promotes accurate, timely results.
Follow established procedures for all activities during the pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases of patient testing.
Perform LIS functions necessary to complete patient testing and specimen processing. This includes ordering tests, ensuring accuracy of clinical data and releasing results to clients.
Follow established procedures to perform patient testing. Analyze and interpret test results.
Operate equipment, and perform and document routine maintenance.
Follow established quality control procedures for all tests. Identify unacceptable results and initiate the appropriate corrective action.
Accurately document patient test results, related patient information, QC activities, and corrective actions.
Promptly report problems that can negatively impact patient testing.
Culture cells of various types using appropriate culture media and techniques
Harvest cell cultures using appropriate techniques such as mitotic arrestants, cell releasing agents, cell fixatives, etc.
Prepare microscopic slides using routine and banding techniques.
Analyze chromosome preparations microscopically. Prepare several karyotypes per case.
Perform fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) on cytogenetic preparations and paraffin embedded tissues.
Analyze FISH preparations microscopically, capture images and prepare reports.
ProPath offers employees a full benefits package that includes: medical, dental, a matched 401K plan and much more!
1 to 3 years of experience working in Cytogenetics.
Bachelor Degree in Medical Technology or a Life Science or Chemistry
Certification as CLSp or CG (ASCP) or equivalent is required.