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Cytogenetic Technologist - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!!!

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

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First Shift (United States of America)

Cytogenetic Technologist - ($5000 Bonus eligible- ask recruiter for details)

Position Highlights:

Nebraska Medicine is now taking applications for a talented individual to join us as a Cytogenetic Technologist. This role will be great for someone that has a passion for the laboratory and great customer service for our patients we serve. This specific position will work from main medical campus in Omaha, NE.

We partner with our physicians, nurses and other hospital staff to provide the best Serious Medicine and Extraordinary Care available in the region. We are excited to have Forbes Magazine recognize us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska. Come join us!!


  • Full Time and benefits eligible (1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week)

  • Monday - Friday First Shift with rotating weekends

Why Nebraska Medicine:

  • Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement

  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care

  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Perform cytogenetic, fluorescence in situ hybridization, microarray and molecular testing on clinical patient samples involving tissue culture, DNA extraction, microscopy, karyotyping, analysis and interpretation, and report generation. Perform quality control, participate in quality improvement, aid in developing and drafting operating policies and procedures, assist in research & clinical assay development, troubleshoot atypical and nonconforming events, facilitate training and educational activities, maintain laboratory inventory of consumables and reagents, and coordinate the procurement and accessioning of specimens for testing.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, virology, molecular biology, or other laboratory related science from an accredited college or university with 36 semester hours of college course work in the biological, chemical and/or medical sciences required.
  • ASCP certification in CG, MB, MLS, or equivalent required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of lab experience to include three years of cytogenetic experience preferred.
  • Master's degree in biology, microbiology virology, molecular biology, or other laboratory related science preferred.
  • MB (ASCP) CM certified preferred.
  • Certifications in Cytogenetics CG (ASCP) preferred
  • Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint experience preferred.
  • Epic, CoPath, Leica Cytovision, SCC SOFT LMS experience preferred.
  • General understanding of clinical genetic testing methodologies preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of chromosomal abnormalities and how they relate to clinical conditions preferred.
  • Work efficiently and independently to plan daily work schedule and set work priorities preferred.
  • Visual acuity and analytical skills to distinguish fine details preferred.
  • Ability to write clearly and to understand verbal or written instructions preferred.
  • Ability to function accurately and efficiently at high capacity and under pressure to meet caseload and TAT requirements preferred.
  • Manual dexterity to utilize laboratory and computer equipment preferred.
  • Technical, medical, and genetic vocabulary that will satisfy laboratory needs preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted January 19, 2023
Date Closes February 3, 2023
Requisition REQ-16848
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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