Cytogenetics Technologist, Clinical Lab Scientist 2
$2,500 & $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0026021 | Medical Laboratories | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
$5,000 for Clinical Lab Scientist 2 hires
$2,500 for Clinical Lab Scientist 1 hires

  • Must work a 40 hour/week full-time schedule
  • Must work a specified shift (days, evenings, or nights; weekend rotation if required by unit)
  • 24 month commitment with pro-rated repayment for early termination

Payment terms:
  • Half in first paycheck
  • Half after six months of employment

Responsible for performing complex procedures for clinical diagnostic purposes. Serves as a trainer and a role model.
  • Performs Patient and Quality Control (QC) testing, develops skills and maintains competency in routine and assigned laboratory areas.
  • Maintains proper inventories and correctly uses supplies and reagents.
  • Performs advanced equipment trouble-shooting and equipment maintenance.
  • Ensures a smooth transition to the next shift.
  • Participates in quality safety and compliance programs.
  • Investigates documents and resolves problems or complaints.
  • Serves as trainer and role model for Clinical Laboratory Scientist 1 staff and health care professional students.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $24.24 - $38.78 Hourly



  • Bachelor's Degree with completion of a NAACLS approved MLS/CLS program; Bachelor's in Biology/Chemistry or related science; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program Experience: Bachelor's Degree with completion of a NAACLS approved MLS/CLS program - 0 years; Master's/PhD in Biology/Chemistry or related science - 0 years; Bachelor's in Biology/Chemistry or related science - 3 years; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a NAACLS approved MLT program - 4 years
Licensure: ASCP or equivalent certification within 24 months of hire

Job requires standing, sitting for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, bending/stooping, reaching and repetitive motion. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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