Set up cultures and harvest biological specimens, including, but not limited to, leukemic blood and bone marrow.
Prepare fixative for harvesting, prepare slides for stains and analysis.
Scan slides and count chromosome and karyotypes cells at the microscopic level.
Capture images on a computerized system and prepare karyotypes for the final report.
Bachelor’s Degree in Cytogenetic Technology or Medical Technology
Knowledge of principles and techniques for harvesting specimens
Knowledge of G-banding on specimens to yield good quality metaphase spreads
Knowledge of chromosome analysis
Familiarity with computerized image analysis including capturing images and preparing karyotypes
CG (ASCP) Certification required