Cytogenetic Technologist Resume Samples

A Cytogenetic Technologist works in laboratories and undertakes the vital task of analyzing chromosomes found in a biological specimen such as amniotic fluids bone marrow; and blood to aid in the study, treatment, and diagnosis of genetic diseases. A well-drafted Cytogenetic Technologist Resume highlights the following core tasks – developing and implementing training programs for trainees, resident physicians, post-doctoral fellows, and medical students; staining slides to make chromosomes visible for microscopy; summarizing test results; selecting and preparing specimens and media; identifying appropriate methods of specimen collection, harvesting cell culture, and creating chromosome images using computer imaging systems.

Hiring employers prefer to hire those having a degree in medical or life science and with one or more years of experience. The technologists must have a deep understanding of biology and chemistry, and be able to work as a part of the team. Strong technical knowledge, strong research, and analytical skills are crucial for this role. Those who excel in this role normally are realistic and investigative and enjoy working with details and data.

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Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

Objective : ASCP certified Cytogenetic Technologist. Hard-working, high-energy laboratory professional with a proven ability to perform in a multitude of positions. Recognized for the ability to think independently and solve problems. 

Skills : MS Office, Management Skills, Good Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for karyotyping using Applied Spectral Imaging software.
    2. Responsible for cell culture, cell harvest, slide dropping, and staining.
    3. Managed the cytogenetics department and am responsible for coordinating workflow, maintaining timelines, attending and presenting at production meetings, updating databases and excel sheets, and managing a lab tech.
    4. Responsible for tracking my projects, billing, and coordinating workflow between departments at my lab to get the project to meet all projected timelines.
    5. Developed a post-project support document.
    6. Able to be given out in the form of an interactive PowerPoint.
    7. Received, accessed, cultured, and harvest bone marrow and peripheral blood specimens.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

Objective : As a Cytogenetic technologist, responsible for Performing quality control procedures as specified in lab section SOPs and maintains QC records and documentation necessary to meet the standards of accrediting agencies.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Interpersonal Skills, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked all aspects of the cytogenetic laboratory, including suspension and long term cell cultures.
    2. Analyzed and karyotype all sample types through established SOP and computer-enhanced microscopic examination of specimens for chromosomal abnormalities.
    3. Standardized the format of the SOPs, collaborated with fellow employees to ensure all procedures were current.
    4. Rewrote the safety manual.
    5. Conducted a safety assessment of the tissue culture preparation procedure.
    6. Independent performed of tissue culture, harvesting, and banding.
    7. Fixed metaphase cells and prepared slides for analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

Objective : Patient-focused, goal-oriented, ambitious Certified Cytogenetic Technologist with over four years of experience in a privately-owned genetics laboratory. Broad knowledge of classical and molecular cytogenetic techniques, with a desire to continue and advance my education in the field.  

Skills : Training Skills, Supervising Skills, Technologist.

Description :

    1. Successfully trained and independently performed in all areas of the laboratory within one year.
    2. Participated and excelled in CAP proficiency testing.
    3. Played an integral role in CAP Accreditation interim and on-site inspections.
    4. Solely responsible for the onsite inspection and accreditation of a satellite laboratory.
    5. Participated in the selection, orienting, and training of new employees.
    6. Performed both classical and molecular cytogenetic analysis on metaphase and interphase cells. 
    7. Set up Fluorescence in situ hybridization and scan through the scope to interpret the signals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

Objective : Seeking a Cytogenetic Technologist position, responsible for Understanding appropriate specimen collection, handling, transport, and recording procedures, and also Functioning as a resource for interpreting specimen acceptability.

Skills : Culturing, And Harvesting Of Tissues, Phlebotomy.

Description :

    1. Determined the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established Labcorp procedures and criteria.
    2. Responsible for proofreading order requisitions forms to verify all information is accurate and that testing is ordered properly.
    3. Prepared samples through all steps until the final analysis.
    4. Performed quality control tests on all reagents and sample types.
    5. Maintained standards of all testing and reporting in order to maintain consumer satisfaction.
    6. Performed quality control procedures as specified in lab section SOPs and maintains QC records and documentation necessary to meet the standards of accrediting agencies.
    7. Understood appropriate specimen collection, handling, transport, and recording procedures. Functions as a resource for interpreting specimen acceptability.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

      Headline : As a Cytogenetic Technologist, responsible for Teaching laboratory procedures and policies, including methodology and instrument operation, to Technician, MLS, and MLT students; pathology residents and post-doctoral fellows, and also Preparing and presenting continuing education programs for department personnel as requested.

      Skills :  Documenting Skills, Documenting Skills, Chromosome Analysis Skills.

      Description :

        1. Reviewed test requisitions.
        2. Performed all routine procedures like tissue cultures, Harvesting, Slide Preparation and banding technique, Automated imaging and karyotyping reagent preparation, and special cytogenetics procedures such as Special Stains and FISH set up and FISH scoring.
        3. Performed troubleshooting and evaluated troubleshooting procedures independently or by instruction.
        4. Documented all corrective actions as needed.
        5. Performed quality control and document daily performance criteria of reagents and equipment.
        6. Evaluated acceptability of results with signatory review.
        7. Evaluated and modified current methods for improvement.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BS

      Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

      Objective : Seeking a Cytogenetic Technologist position, responsible for Recognizing and reporting abnormal results, Recognizing unexpected results, errors, and problems with patient tests, and also Appropriately participating in internal and external proficiency testing (PT).

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning SKills, Technologist.

      Description :

        1. Received, cultured, and harvested peripheral blood lymphocytes.
        2. Changed the practices of reagent storage and disposal to increase longevity and reduce the cost of reagents.
        3. Assisted in the validation of new test methods/instrumentation /reagents.
        4. Participated in training, junior cytogenetic technologist.
        5. Responsible for ensuring oncology clients for microarray are running smoothly and haven't been passed over.
        6. Verified that laboratory equipment and machinery are running at specifications laid out in Standard Operated Procedures.
        7. Set up Amniotic fluids for fish using AneuVysion Multicolor DNA Probe.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

      Objective : As a Cytogenetic Technologist, responsible for Processing data, verifies accuracy, and enters data in the laboratory computer system, along with appropriate explanatory or interpretive information.

      Skills : MS Office, Documenting Skills, Multitasking.

      Description :

        1. Processed data, verifies accuracy, and enters data in the laboratory computer system, along with appropriate explanatory or interpretive information.
        2. Recognized and reported abnormal results. 
        3. Recognized unexpected results, errors, and problems with patient tests.
        4. Appropriately participated in internal and external proficiency testing (PT).
        5. Met output measures as defined by individual group policy. 
        6. Assisted with the workload in any section where competency has been verified and is current.
        7. Correlated lab data with other clinical and laboratory data, and with pathologic states to determine the validity and whether follow-up tests should be done.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                BS

                Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

                Objective : Cytogenetic Technologist with 2+ years of experience in Correlating lab data with other clinical and laboratory data, and with pathologic states to determine validity and whether follow-up tests should be done.

                Skills : Multitasking, Interpersonal SKills, Good Communication SKills.

                Description :

                  1. Computerized analysis of Bone Marrow, tissues.
                  2. Learned the analysis of different abnormalities of Bone Marrow in cancer and tissues.
                  3. Improved in the technique of harvest, dropping.
                  4. Used different computerized systems.
                  5. Ensured proper reagent preparation and reagent labeling.
                  6. Performed and evaluated troubleshooting, document all corrective actions as needed
                  7. Assisted in the validation of new test methods/instrumentation/reagents.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Hig School Diploma

                Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

                Headline : As a Cytogenetic Technologist, responsible for Ensuring the quality and timeliness of patient test results, and also Recognizing critical patient results, and follows the defined process for reporting them.

                Skills : Microsoft Office, ASAP, Cell Culture.

                Description :

                  1. Performed microscopy on blood, bone marrow, amniotic fluid, and tissue specimens.
                  2. Established and maintained cultures of blood and bone marrow.
                  3. Harvested cultures of blood and bone marrow.
                  4. Accessioned amniotic fluid samples, performed tissue culture set up for growth and harvesting of cells.
                  5. Stained amniotic fluid, chorionic villi, and products of conception slide to prepare them for microscopic analysis.
                  6. Used a microscope to analyze these slides for chromosomal abnormalities.
                  7. Performed laboratory tests and analyses according to established procedures.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                G.E.D

                Cytogenetic Technologist Resume

                Summary : Cytogenetic Technologist with 7 years of experience in providing technical information and/or instruction to clients, new employees, medical students, residents, peers, physicians, and the public as requested where appropriate.

                Skills : Customer Service, Chromosome Analysis.

                Description :

                  1. Responsible for the interpretation and implementation of established procedures to prepare appropriate specimens for cytogenetic or FISH analysis,.
                  2. Performed tissue culture of various biological specimens, cell harvesting, slide preparation, and banding.
                  3. Prepared a variety of reagents and media, cleans instruments and completes QC checks for the areas of responsibility.
                  4. Performed FISH hybridization and washes.
                  5. Reviewed test requisition to gather pertinent details for analysis.
                  6. Performed microscope analysis of FISH slides.
                  7. Distinguished between normal and abnormal test results.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      7-10 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Management
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      GED