UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
CLINIC CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST SPECIALIST
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
6453 (Classified Non Union)
8453 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
Research, evaluate, and implement cytogenetic procedures in the laboratory; instruct staff, residents, fellows, and students in procedures.
Under general direction, research and evaluate new cytogenetic procedures for implementation in the laboratory; instruct others as appropriate.
Instruct residents, fellows, and students in cytogenetic techniques, history and clinical relevance of the techniques, and the genetic and chemical basis for laboratory procedures and policies; assist in training Cytogenetic Technologists;
Research and evaluate new cytogenetic techniques; introduce and implement appropriate techniques into the routine service of the laboratory;
Consult literature and attend seminars and conferences pertaining to new applications of cytogenetics; develop and apply new procedures in these areas;
Prepare progress reports concerning studies and write reports, including assembling, organizing, and interpreting data;
Perform the work of Clinical Cytogenetic Technologists;
Perform related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union
A Bachelor's Degree with at least ten credit hours in genetics and fifteen credit hours in a biological science AND certification as a Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytogenetics by the National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel AND two years of experience as a Clinical Cytogenetic Technologist or equivalent. Four additional years of related experience may substitute for the educational requirement.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
New Class: 4-21-86
Revise Class: 3-21-88
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05
New to SEIU 925: 1-1-07