Cytotechnologist - SHMC
Full-time, Day Shift, Working 40 hours per week.
Under the general direction of the Laboratory Director, the employee performs primary and secondary microscopic examination of non-gynecological and gynecological specimens, renders a diagnosis, and reports results. Performs cytology specimen preparatory procedures using established procedures and assists with Fine Needle Aspiration collections. Prepares and maintains all lab records for quality control, quality assurance and accreditation agencies. In addition, solves problems, instructs new employees, and troubleshoots. Follows the principles outlined in the Compliance/Integrity Program Handbook and adheres to all regulatory requirements for this position. Utilizes age related concepts for neonates (0-1 month) infants (1 month to age 1) toddlers (1-2 years), preschoolers (3-5 years), school age (ages 6-12), adolescents (ages 13-17) and adult patients including early adult (ages 18-35), middle adult (ages 36-65), and older adult (ages 66 ) when communicating with patients and families, using medical equipment, or participating in diagnostic or other procedures.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in related health sciences if certification was in or after January 2005
Cytotechnologist with National Certification or equivalent
If registry eligible, certification within one year
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's Degree in related health sciences if certification prior to January 2005
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Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist
Req ID: 357821