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FISH / Cytogenetic Technologist
  • Location: Little Silver, NJ
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15633

Lighthouse Lab Services is currently looking for a FISH / Cytogenetic Technologist to join an established but growing oncology laboratory in Little Silver, NJ. This role will be performing routine laboratory tests within the Cytogenetics / FISH Laboratory for cytogenetic studies on clinical specimens. The job responsibilities require independent performance of specimen receiving, assisting at various stages of cytogenetic/ FISH techniques consistent with established Cytogenetics Laboratory procedures.   

You should apply to this role if you hold a Bachelor’s Degree and an ASCP certification as either a Medical Technologist (MT) or Cytogenetic Technologist (CG). Two years or more of experience in a clinical lab with molecular, genetic, or FISH/Cytogenetic specialization is required. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process specimens according to department protocols

  • Design and update procedures to promote maximum efficiency/accuracy of testing and reporting

  • Assist the Supervisor, Manager and Director with administrative functions such as ordering supplies and maintaining inventory

  • Produce, interpret and report accurate and precise test results

  • Identify and correct problems that may adversely affect test performance or result-reporting of patient samples

  • Communicate pertinent section information/issues to supervisor, manager or other appropriate individual.

  • Perform instrument maintenance and method troubleshooting

  • Validate new methods

  • Handle CAP surveys

  • Address client concerns

  • Assist in documentation and maintain effective department QA/QC programs and monitors

  • Must perform within the productivity expectations as set forth by current departmental guidelines

  • Exercise all laboratory safety precautions and adhere to lab procedures as stated in procedure manuals

  • Perform all job responsibilities in alignment with the industry’s best security practices and regulatory guidelines to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information and other sensitive company data

  • Must be familiar with and abide by the Corporate Compliance Program and all corporate policies, including the Privacy and Security policies

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical technology or related life science

  • MT/MLS(ASCP) or CG(ASCP) certification

  • 2+ years of molecular, genetic, or FISH/Cytogenetic experience required

Must be a US citizen or eligible to work in the US for any employer.  No sponsorship will be provided.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary $30 – $36/hr (based on experience)

  • Health, Vision, Dental

  • 3 weeks of PTO 

  • 401k


About Us

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 19 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

 #CC Job ID: 15633

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