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Providence Cytotechnologist in Spokane, Washington


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

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 357821