- Job Title: Cytogenetics Technologist
- Job ID: 457359
- Location: James Cancer Hospital/CCC
- Department: CytoGenetics Lab
- Full/Part Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Shift: Evening
- FTE %: 100
- Salary Range Min: $26.35
- Salary Range Max: $39.52
Cytogenetics Technologist (Job Opening 457359) - Scope of Position
The Cytogenetics Laboratory provides Fluorescent in situ Hybridization (FISH) and Chromosome analysis of inpatient and outpatient specimens received from the OSUWMC as well as multiple regional and national sites. The Cytogenetic Technologist examines blood, bone marrow and solid tumor specimens from cancer patients for chromosomal changes using high resolution microscopes and a digital imaging system.
Under the direction and supervision of the Lab Manager, Lead Technologists, and Division Directors, the Cytogenetic Technologist is responsible for complete chromosomal analysis and/or FISH analysis in addition to processing, clerical and other general laboratory duties.
Education and experience
Bachelor's degree in a certified Cytogenetics degree program with a Technologist in Cytogenetics Certification CG (ASCP) or Bachelor's degree with MT (ASCP) certification or Bachelor's degree in a biological science. Post-degree experience in a Cytogenetics lab setting and experience in cancer cytogenetic analysis preferred. Technologist in Cytogenetics Certification CG (ASCP) required within 2 years of hire.