The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Cytogenetics Technologist summary:
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ALL LEVELS:
IN ADDITION TO ABOVE, THE LEVEL II WILL ALSO DO THE FOLLOWING:
IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE, THE LEVEL III WILL ALSO DO THE FOLLOWING:
Bachelor's Degree in related scientific field
Certification as CG(ASCP)CM or MB(ASCP)CM or international equivalent
Typically one year experience in a Cytogenetics lab OR completion of a formal certified training program in Cytogenetics
Basic knowledge of Cytogenetics of hematological disorders
Basic knowledge of related diagnostic testing and of the biology of hematopoietic disorders
Basic knowledge of CAP guidelines
Work with limited supervision with routine tasks
Good Attention to Detail
Basic Troubleshooting Skills
Solid Computer Skills
Solid Communication Skills
IN ADDITION TO THE FOLLOWING, THE LEVEL II ALSO REQUIRES:
Minimum four years of work experience in a cytogenetics laboratory OR completion of formal certified training program in cytogenetics and two years of work experience in a cytogenetics laboratory.
IN ADDITION TO THE FOLLOWING, THE LEVEL III ALSO REQUIRES:
Senior level position typically with at least 8 years' experience in a Cytogenetics lab OR completion of a formal certified training program in Cytogenetics and 6 years work experience
SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.
Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.