Cytogenetics-FISH Technologist

Cytogenetics (FISH) Technologist
at Cancer Genetics, Inc.
Located in Rutherford, New Jersey
Cancer Genetics, Inc. (CGI) is an emerging leader in the field of personalized medicine, offering diagnostic products and services that enable precision medicine in the field of oncology.
We believe our employees are the key to delivering on our promise and fulfilling our mission in the marketplace. Developing a diverse, collaborative, inclusive, and dynamic workplace is core to attracting and retaining people who want to innovate in cancer diagnostics and improve patient outcomes by making oncology their lifes work.
Summary: The Cytogenetics Laboratory is a core analytical facility involved in the analysis of cellular genetic markers from human tumors that assists in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.
Under general supervisor, the Cytogenetics (FISH) Technologist primarily performs analysis and reporting of FISH specimens for a variety of clinical, academic, medical, and industry clients.
Knowledge of specimen setup and G-band analysis is desirable. The Cytogenetics (FISH) Technologist is required to perform laboratory work in a GMP/GLP/GCP environment.
Analyze FISH for hematological and oncological probes
Prepare clinical specimens for FISH and cytogenetic testing, such as bone marrow, peripheral blood, and lymph nodes
Set up specimens, harvesting, slide making, and banding
Preferably analyzes G-banded slides
A focus on routine specimen analysis and reporting results is desirable
Provides overall assistance to the laboratory staff at the discretion of the laboratory director or primary supervisor, with the goal of improving efficiency of laboratory operations
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other Life Sciences
Minimum 2 years experience as a Cytogenetics Technician or Technologist engaged in analysis preparation of FISH hematological and oncological probes
Minimum 2 years experiencepreparing for MDS panels, AML panels, and other types of oncological testing panels
Proficiency with MS Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook
Laboratory Management Systems (LMS) proficiency
Excellent work ethic, with ability to complete work accurately and in a timely manner under general direction
Good professional communication skills, including verbal and written
Willingness to complete other duties as required
Competitive wage, commensurate with experience
Generous Time Off benefits including Floater Holidays, Paid Time Off, and Paid Sick Time
Diverse benefits package, including health, life, disability, and retirement plans
Stock Options Plan

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