Cytogenetics TechnologistWet Lab

Cytogenetics Technologist-Wet Lab
at Cancer Genetics, Inc.
Rutherford, NJ
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. Attracting a diverse, collaborative, inclusive, and dynamic workplace is core to attracting and retaining people who want to innovate in cancer diagnostics, and make a difference in patient outcomes.
CGIs extensive test menu is focused entirely on oncology and provides insights and clarity to inform and guide personalized cancer treatment. This is accomplished by CGI's core labs in Flow Cytometry, Molecular Diagnostics, Microarrays, Immunohistochemistry, Anatomical Pathology, and Cytogenetics.
CGIs state of the art reference labs are both CLIA certified and CAP accredited, and focused entirely on maintaining clinical excellence. In addition, we have approvals and accreditations from the states of Florida, Maryland, New York, and New Jersey. We believe our employees are the key to delivering on our promise and fulfilling our mission in the marketplace.
Summary: The Cytogenetics Laboratory is a core analytical facility involved in the analysis of cellular genetic markers from human tumor that assist in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases. Under general supervision, the Cytogenetics Technologist performs processing, analysis, and reporting of specimens for clinical, academic, medical, and industrial clients. Position performs laboratory work in a GMP/GLP/GCP environment.
Preparation of clinical specimens, i.e., bone marrow, peripheral blood, lymph node, for cytogenetic testing, including setting up specimens, harvesting, slide making, and banding
Set up FISH for hematological probes; slide making, FISH hybridization, and wash FISH slides
Plasma cell separation using Miltenyi/Robosep
Paraffin tissue processing for FISH hybridization and washing
Assist in managing patient databases and files, and perform general office work necessary for effective laboratory operations
Assist in slide-filing and pellet-storing
Provide overall assistance to the laboratory staff at the discretion of the Laboratory Director or primary supervisor in order to improve efficiency of laboratory operations
Adhere to the laboratorys quality control program, and document all QC activities and instrument, reagent checks, procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed
Perform other duties as required
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, or other Life Science
Minimum 3 years experience as Cytogenetics Tech FISH required; experience in G Band preferred.
Cytotechnologist Certification required
Good computer and systems proficiency, specifically with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, and Laboratory Management Systems (LMS)
Good work ethic with the ability to complete work accurately and in a timely manner with general direction
Good professional communication skills, verbal, and written
Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive wage, commensurate with experience
Paid Time Off (PTO) based upon tenure and accrued on a pro-rated basis
Comprehensive benefits package, including health, life, disability, and 401(k)
Incentive-driven Stock Options plan

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