State of Washington Classified Job Specification
CLINICAL CYTOGENETIC TECHNOLOGIST SPECIALIST
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.
A Bachelor's Degree with at least ten credit hours in genetics and fifteen credit hours in a biological science
Certification as a Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytogenetics by the National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel
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.
Class Specification History
Revise Class: 3-21-88
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revised new class code: (formerly 6453) effective July 1, 2007