Staff Cytogenetics Tech

Stanford Health Care - Palo Alto, CA (30+ days ago)4.1

Job Description:
The staff Cytigenetics Tech prepares organ and organ system specimens for clinical diagnostic study of cells for the purpose of recognizing and classifying malignant and benign inflammatory conditions.

Essential Functions
Adheres to safety/health regulatory and state/federal legal requirements and the policies, operating procedures and Services Standard of the Hospitals.

Collects and prepares biological specimens using cytogenetic culture and harvest procedures; prepares microscopic slides using routine banding techniques.

Maintains accession records of specimens.

Operates and maintains laboratory equipment. Conducts regular assessments and records the lab equipment's performance, reliability. Notifies appropriate personnel if any issues, exceptions arise.

Performs other duties as requested.

Prepares computer-generated images of chromosomes to capture the suspected abnormalities for further analysis, review.

Screens and images specimens under a microscope. Selects cells, counts chromosomes, identifies and analyzes any abnormalities making distinctions and judgments based on chromosome structure and cell-cycle kinetics.

Summarize results of analysis and prepares routine reports and non-routine results for Lab management review and action

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Must have a valid Clinical Cytogeneticist license at time of hire.
Minimum Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
Eexperience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientist (CACCS) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS