Position reports to the Histology Supervisor, Pathologist and Laboratory Manager. The Cytotechnologist position is responsible for participating in specialized and complex technical tasks involved in screening slides of clinical specimens for evidence of cancer or other pathological conditions according to departmental terminology and protocols including; marking abnormalities, rendering diagnoses and determining cases for quality control or subsequent review by a pathologist. Position will be required to perform routine quality control, participate in cellular evaluations for specimen adequacy, provide procedural support and perform specimen processing as needed.
A bachelor’s degree is required with successful completion of a NAACLS accredited cytology program.
CT certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), or equivalent.
Knowledge and skills of cytologic processes and practices as normally acquired from on the job experience or through a NAACLS accredited cytology program.
Interpersonal skills necessary in order to interact effectively with physicians, technologists and other personnel when gathering and exchanging specimen-related information.
Analytical skills necessary in order to correlate clinical information and patient history with microscopic observations in determining provisional diagnosis.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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