Job Title: Cytogenetic Technologist
Date Posted: 04-30-2008
Job Location: California-Orange County
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:30K-50K
Company Name: Genzyme Corporation
Contact Information: James   Handley (
Job Description:
We are currently seeking experienced Cytogenetic Technologists to join our talented staff at
our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. Our Technologists perform a wide variety of
testing services for diagnosis and monitoring in the fields of Reproductive and Oncology
Cytogenetics. Exciting career opportunities exist at all levels for NCA Certified or Eligible
Technologists who are interested in performing all aspects of microscopic analysis, tissue
culture, cell harvesting and karyotyping on a variety of tissue specimens.  

The ideal candidate may review test requisition to gather pertinent details for analysis. You
will distinguish between normal and abnormal test results, independently perform laboratory
tasks designed to diagnose chromosomal abnormalities from patient specimens, and provide
significant support activities such as assisting with the evaluation of new protocol or tests.
This individual will summarize test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature, maintain clinical and
internal documentation files, and other duties as assigned. 

A Bachelorís Degree in a Life Science or equivalent is required, current NCA certification,
and 2-5 years of lab experience in Cytogenetics. In order to be eligible for positions in
California, candidates must possess a California license in Cytogenetics, and for positions in
Florida, candidates must be eligible to obtain Florida licensure in Cytogenetics. In New York
State, candidates must be eligible to obtain New York licensure. Must be willing to work a
flexible schedule that may include some early mornings, holidays and weekends.
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