Laboratory Corporation of America Cytogenetic Technologist Trainee in New York, New York

The Integrated Genetics Division is seeking a Cytogenetic Technologist Trainee to join their Cytogenetic team! Assays performed in the Cytogenetic Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including specimen culturing, slide preparation, and chromosome analysis.


  • Culture initiation, harvesting of cells, staining slides from bone marrow, leukemic blood and tissue samples.

  • Analysis of chromosomes, which may include imaging and karyotyping of cytogenetic specimens, and running of the automated metaphase finder.

  • Review test requisitions to gather pertinent details for analysis as needed and summarizes test results utilizing ISCN nomenclature.

  • Reagent preparation and reagent labeling.

  • Quality Control, document daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment.

  • Perform equipment maintenance.

  • General lab support duties to include: filing, label making, obtaining or ordering supplies, collating slides or files.

  • Comply with company policies and procedures.

  • Perform duties in accordance with established standards and quality control to ensure high quality patient care.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.



  • Requires a B.A./B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, the physical sciences, Cytogenetics, or Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

  • NY State Clinical Laboratory License or eligibility.




1st Shift Tuesday-Saturaday 8:00am-5:00pm

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.