ProPath is a high volume pathology practice based in Dallas, Texas. With a focus on patient well-being, ProPath has invested in today’s technological advances to bring results directly into their clients' systems. Each member of our teams plays an important role in our mission. We are currently seeking a Cytogenetics to join our team.
As a cytogenetics technologist position 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.
Requirements: - 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.
ProPath offers employees a full benefits package that includes: medical, dental, a matched 401K plan and much more!