Cytotechnologist

At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care. The Cytotechnologist performs a diversity of examinations in cytopathological diagnosis requiring the exercise of independent judgement. The recommended volume per year is not to exceed an average ration of 8000-9000 gynecological cases and 800-1000 non-gynecological specimens per full-time cytotechnologist. Designs, evaluates, and implements new methods.

Skill, Knowledge, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree and 12 months of training at a school of cytotechnology; or, successful completion (prior to August 1989) of at least 60 semester hours in an accredited college or university with at least 14 semester hours in the biological sciences and 12 months of training in an accredited school of cytotechnology; or successful completion (prior to Dec. 1977) of at least 60 semester hours in an accredited college or university with at least 12 semester hours in science, 8 of which are in biological sciences, and 12 months of training in an accredited school of cytopathology (or 6 months in approved school of cytotechnology and 6 months in an approved cytology laboratory).
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory preferred.
  • Computer experience preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric as applicable).
  • In accordance with established procedures, maintains accuracy of patient identification in labeling of all slides.
  • Accurately reports and documents all routine, negative and normal findings, and all non-negative or abnormal findings on gynecological specimens according to guidelines established by regulatory agencies and protocol.
  • Develops and maintains department procedure manuals.

Status:

  • Full Time (36 hours per week)
  • Day Shift

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