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Lead Cytogenetic Technologist - Direct Hire

Kelly Services
Morrisville, NC 27560
Kelly Scientific is seeking a **Lead Cytogenetic Technologist** for a **DIRECT HIRE** opportunity in the **Research Triangle Park, NC** area, who will perform work in connection with fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) and karyotyping. The laboratory is a core analytical facility involved in the development and application of state-of-the-art techniques in the analysis of cellular genetic markers from human tumor that assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.



The **Lead Cytogenetic Technologist** will perform processing, analysis and reporting of FISH specimens for a variety of clinical, academic, medical and industrial clients.



Laboratory work will be performed in GMP/GLP/GCP/CLIA environments.



**MUST HAVE:**




+ Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Microbiology, or other related science

+ At least one year experience in a CLIA-Licensed laboratory.

+ At least one year of FISH and karyotype experience



**_At least one of the following board certifications:_**




+ Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics

+ Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics and Genomics

+ Laboratory Genetics and Genomics



**Duties and Responsibilities:**




+ Prepare, qualify, and validate FISH reagents and tests

+ Develop and review laboratory procedures related to karyotyping and FISH testing, including pre-treatment, hybridization, washing, cover-slipping, interpretation, and reporting

+ Perform quality control of FISH specimens and controls

+ Review and interpret karyotype and FISH specimens, which may include the use of automated digital image analysis systems

+ Utilize, evaluate and maintain digital fluorescent image analysis systems

+ Analyze clinical laboratory specimens, report and maintain records of patient test results following the laboratory's policies and procedures, including safety.

+ Assist in the orientation, training and competency assessments of personnel

+ Perform assessment and interpretation of patient specimens, quality control, and/or proficiency testing samples in an accurate and timely manner.

+ Adhere to the laboratory's quality control program, and document all QC activities, instrument, reagent checks and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.

+ Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify the supervisor or director.

+ Monitor specimen examinations to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained.

+ Perform remedial actions whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.

+ Ensure that patient test results are reported in compliance with quality systems

+ Support development and evaluation studies.

+ Perform day-to-day direct supervision of the work of unlicensed personnel, technicians and trainees assigned to work area.

+ Fulfill General Supervisor and technical personnel duties under CLIA/CAP, as assigned by supervisor.



**Qualifications:**




+ Thorough understanding of Cytotechnology.

+ Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Microbiology, or other related science and satisfactory completion of a formal Clinical Laboratory Internship Program.

+ At least one year experience in a CLIA-Licensed laboratory.

+ At least one year of FISH and karyotype experience

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to work under routine and time sensitive situations in an accurate and timely manner.

+ Practical and current knowledge in appropriate laboratory disciplines.



**Apply today for immediate consideration!**






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly Science is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-01-27 Expires: 2020-04-20

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