Scientist I

Contract: Des Plaines, Illinois, US

Salary: $30.00 Per Hour

Job Code: 331943

End Date: 2023-04-24

Job Status: Expired

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Job Description:
Job Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Performs difficult/complex tests requiring the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility in those sub-specialties in which they are qualified by education, training, and experience includes tissue culture: accurately and efficiently perform tissue culture of assigned specimen types, including culture initiation, maintenance, harvest, slide preparation and staining for microscopic analysis.
  • Includes microscopic analysis: perform accurate microscopic/post-microscopic analyses of assigned specimen types, including preparing karyotypes using established cytogenetic laboratory procedures
  • Includes molecular cytogenetics: accurately and efficiently perform FISH or array on assigned specimen types, including maintaining appropriate QC and maintenance records.
  • Perform accurate analysis of FISH or array on assigned specimen types. includes fluorescence in situ hybridization: accurately and efficiently process assigned specimen types, including slide preparation, pre-treatment, hybridization, post wash, and counterstain for microscopic analysis using appropriate quality control standards.
  • Perform accurate microscopic/post-microscopic analyses of assigned specimen types meeting or exceeding established productivity and quality control standards.
  • Document and maintain tissue culture and/or microscopy analysis records.
  • Document chromosome or FISH abnormalities using correct ISCN nomenclature and best assessment of breakpoints.
  • Ensure accurate specimen processing/test results by strict adherence to testing methodology and quality standards.
  • Assists in developing/ validating new procedures in order to improve quality, efficiency, or accuracy.
  • Participates in research, development, and implementation of new testing methodologies/modifications. 
  • Minimum of four years (3 years as a Cytogenetics Technologist) full-time experience in a clinical Cytogenetics laboratory.
  • A degree/certificate from an accredited Cytogenetics program may be substituted for the year exp.


Job Requirement
  • Scientist
  • Associate Scientist
  • Biology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Molecular Biology
  • FISH
  • cytogenetics
  • Cytogenetics Technologist
  • Fluorescence in situ hybridization
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharma
  • Pharmaceuticals
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