- Job date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 23:25:08 GMT
- Expected salary: $4629 – 6626 per month
- Job title: CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST
- Location: Seattle, WA
CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST
CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST
Req #: 188458
Job Location: UW Medical Center – Montlake
Posting Date: 03/24/2021
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $4,629 – $6,626 per month
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position,
A higher degree of healthcare.
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
As the region’s only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.
Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.
THE PATHOLOGY SUPPORT DEPARTMENT has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL TIME (100% FTE, 40 HOURS PER WEEK), DAY SHIFT, CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST. The CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST prepares and analyzes karyotype cell specimens for cytogenetic and FISH analysis.
The CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST will:
- Set up cultures of blood, bone marrow, solid tissue, amniotic fluid, and chorionic villi
- Harvest cultures from cells to be used for cytogenetic analysis
- Prepare and stain slides to be used for cytogenetic and FISH analysis using all appropriate staining, pretreatment and post-wash techniques
- Analyze and photograph interphase and metaphase cells for FISH and karyotyping
- Accurately record all case work-up information, including ISCN, on paper and in database prior to faculty sign out
- Review patient request forms for accuracy of information and determine if previous cytogenetics studies were performed
- Assist the supervisor and specialists in preparing for CAP and other inspections
- Participate in the orientation and training of new technologists, residents, fellows and students
- Review participate in and present to peers current procedures, advances in technology, continuing education, local meetings and CAP Proficiency Test Result Presentations
- Troubleshoot problems developed throughout the processing of cases in the lab
- Suggest new ideas for improvements in technical and organizational methods and be able to implement testing of new methods, as directed
- A Bachelor’s Degree with at least fifteen credit hours in a biological or physical science
- Certification or eligibility for certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in Cytogenetics by the National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel
- Two years of progressively responsible work experience in a cytogenetics laboratory.
- Four additional years of related experience may substitute for the educational requirement
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center – Montlake, UW Medical Center – Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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