Cytogenetic Technologist I

Requisition ID: 10123

Job Title: Cytogenetic Technologist I

Shift: Full Time | Days

Department: Cytogenetics

Location: Duarte, CA

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Working as authorized by the Laboratory Director under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, CFR Section 493.1445(a). Uses established cytogenetic/molecular genetic methodology to perform and interpret a variety of standardized clinical laboratory tests for the purpose of postnatal diagnosis of chromosomal aberrations, molecular genetic disorders and diagnosis/prognosis of cancer and preneoplastic syndromes.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in a Chemical, Physical, Biological, Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology.

Minimum Experience: Clinical cytogenetic technical experience (minimum of 1 year experience of chromosome analysis) under a qualified director.

Required Courses/Training: Thorough understanding of procedures to perform/prepare biological specimens for genetic analyses.

Required License/Certification: CG(ASCP) CM Certification and Clinical Cytogenetics Scientist License (California State License).

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


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