CBLPath, Inc.

FISH Cytogenetics Technologist

US-NY-Rye Brook
Type
Regular Full-Time
Work Schedule
M-F 8:00 AM - 4:00PM (Rotating Saturdays)

About us

CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory, is a leading (cyto)pathology services provider, combining anatomic and cytopathology with advanced molecular diagnostics, esoteric testing and digital pathology to help deliver timely and accurate diagnoses.  As one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of specialized anatomic pathology services, CBLPath serves more than 3,900 physician specialists and their patients throughout the U.S.  We integrate comprehensive diagnoses with prognostic and therapeutic recommendations to deliver personalized medicine and the most effective patient care.  CBLPath is well known for its leading role in Head and Neck Pathology providing expertise in the areas of thyroid, oral, ophthalmic pathology, dermatopathology, hematopathology, and upper respiratory tract, sinonasal, and salivary gland pathology. For indeterminate thyroid FNAs, we offer ThyroSeq v.2, an innovative next generation sequencing assay developed by the renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Division of Molecular and Genomic Pathology.  We also offer complete diagnostic services including immunohistochemistry, fluorescence in situ hybridization, flow cytometry, cancer cytogenetics and advanced molecular testing with results that are provided on clear, concise reports. Our growing team of sub-specialty pathologists, cytopathologists, cytotechnologists, medical/technical staff and client services staff combined with our expansive test menu, provide the most comprehensive and competitive pathology services available.  We at CBLPath are committed to helping our clients deliver better medicine, faster and with innovation and dedication to patient care.

Our Mission:  CBLPath is committed to delivering the timeliest and most accurate sub-specialized pathology diagnoses available to the medical community. CBLPath is dedicated to partnering with its physician-clients in providing the best patient care. We will support this objective through the on-going enhancement of our state-of-the-industry, leading-edge diagnostic programs, reporting systems and "High Touch" account management and client services.

 

Position Summary

Process all specimens for FISH testing from accessioning through interpretation. Prepare reagents, buffers and probes according to FDA guidelines. Work up diagnostic medical report including image documentation.  Complete QA and QC documentation on a daily basis.

  • Ability to process FISH tests including reconciliation, accessioning, data entry, preparation and staining.
  • Monitor working reagents, buffers, solutions and probes.
  • Analyze FISH tests using both manual and automated procedures.
  • Proper documentation and record keeping of manual score sheets.
  • Work up diagnostic medical reports.
  • Monitor specimen adequacy and staining quality.
  • Trouble-shoot suboptimal processing technique.
  • Documentation of specimen integrity, specimen processing and all maintenance logs when necessary.
  • Knowledgeable of all policies and procedures for all relative testing events.
  • Answer the phones and correspond to the needs of client, laboratory and pathologist.
  • Additional tasks/projects upon request.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or higher, preferably in Biology/Molecular/Genetics. 
  • MUST have current New York State License 
  • Minimum 1 year of FISH experience (processing and analysis)
  • Working knowledge of computers (Word and Excel).

 

  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively in English.
  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationship with peers and management

  • Dependable, flexible and adaptable in all aspects of work

  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently, in accordance with the amount of specimens

Desired

  • ASCP certified or eligible
  • Knowledge of medical terminology. 

 

 

 

CBLPath, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to attracting, hiring, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal or state regulations.

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