Cytogenetics FISH Team Leader
LabCorp - Research Triangle Park, NC

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License/Certification/Education: Normally a B.A./B.S. in Biology or related life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math. Must be ASCP certified with 7 years of experience in Cytogenetics, 6 years at the Technologist level. Prior FISH experience required.

Job Description:

The Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology is seeking a Cytogenetics Team Leader to join their FISH team! This position will have second shift hours from 3pm –11:30pm, Tuesday - Saturday.

This position performs laboratory procedures in a Sr. Cytogenetics Technologist capacity in accordance with standard procedures. Assists in preparation of diagnostic reports by Director or Pathologist. The team lead would be responsible for audit reports, checking folders, answering questions, scope training, and specimen processing in the culture room and at the microscope.

The Center for Molecular Biology is celebrating over 20 years of service in the Research Triangle Park area. As a pioneer in polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and leader in diagnostic genetics, oncology, and infectious disease testing, CMBP has been working with physicians, government agencies, and hospitals to better serve our patients. With our high volume of patient service centers and contracted collection facilities, LabCorp can satisfy many of our patients' diagnostic needs.

The 7,000-acre Research Triangle Park is the largest research park in the United States, and is home to over 140 organizations (Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, and Information Technology /Telecommunications) and has around 45,000 full time employees entering the Park each day. The Research Triangle itself is named for the Triangle formed by the three universities: Duke University at Durham, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

About LabCorp ® Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings, an S&P 500 company, is a pioneer in commercializing new diagnostic technologies and the first in its industry to embrace genomic testing. With annual revenues of $5.7 billion in 2012, over 34,000 employees worldwide, and more than 220,000 clients, LabCorp offers more than 4,000 tests ranging from routine blood analyses to reproductive genetics to companion diagnostics. LabCorp furthers its scientific expertise and innovative clinical testing technology through its LabCorp Specialty Testing Group: The Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology, National Genetics Institute, ViroMed Laboratories, Inc., The Center for Esoteric Testing, Litholink Corporation, Integrated Genetics, Integrated Oncology, DIANON Systems , Inc., Monogram Biosciences, Inc., Colorado Coagulation, and Endocrine Sciences. LabCorp conducts clinical trials testing through its LabCorp Clinical Trials division. LabCorp clients include physicians, government agencies, managed care organizations, hospitals, clinical labs, and pharmaceutical companies. To learn more about our organization, visit our Web site at: www.labcorp.com.

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