Fairview Health Services  Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist - Cytogenetics in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist - Cytogenetics

Specialty Laboratory

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Department Labs - Cytogenetics

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Day

Date Posted 04/27/2018

Job Number 18-72527

Job Description:

Cytogenetics, Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)

Our Cytogenetics Laboratory, located on the University of Minnesota, East Bank Campus performs; Constitutional & Hematologic Chromosome analysis, FISH and CGH Microarray testing. The laboratory plays an important role in diagnosis of genetic disorders and in differential diagnosis of cancer subtypes. Our laboratory coordinates G-band, FISH, and CGH Microarray testing to provide exceptional patient care.

The Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) position in the Cytogenetics Laboratory offers an opportunity to train in various sections within the laboratory, and may include any of the following:

Perform complex laboratory testing according to established procedures in an accurate, reliable & timely manner.

Obtain competency in the following areas depending on the needs of the laboratory; hematologic G-band analysis, constitutional G-band analysis, FISH processing, FISH analysis, CGH processing, CGH analysis & tissue culture.

Perform QC & proficiency testing according to established CAP requirements.

Participates in patient safety, single piece flow, error prevention & consistently provide quality testing results.

Investigate & troubleshoot technical issues.

Monday-Friday, 9:30am-6:00pm, rotating weekends and Holidays.

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Genetics, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or a related science degree.

FISH experience strongly preferred.

ASCP certification as a Technologist in Cytogenetics, MLS, Cytotechnologist or a Technologist in Molecular Genetics, is strongly preferred.

Candidates must possess or be eligible to sit for and obtain their certification as a Cytogenetic Specialist or in Molecular Genetics within 2 years from hire.

Cytogenetics and Cytology experience preferred.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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