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Job Details

Cytotechnologist

Category: Allied Health
Location:
CHA Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Department: Cytology & Pathology
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Mon - Fri
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 11/29/2018
Requisition Number: hrq-84751

Job Details

  • Job Purpose: Performs and reports Cytology testing in a manner to promote the efficient operation of the laboratory and provide effective patient care. Duties and Responsibilities include: *familiar with the various methods of cyto-preparation, staining and cover-slipping for all cytologic specimens and troubleshoots the same. *screens and diagnoses gynecologic cytology smears (PAPS) according to established criteria: is responsible for final diagnosis of negative cases. *screens and diagnoses non-gynecologic and atypical gynecological cytology smears according to established criteria and refers to the manager and pathologists. *assists at fine needle aspirations (FNAs) by preparing and staining slides for rapid interpretation. *participates in proficiency testing. *participates in department meetings *works with fellow staff members to analyze workflow processes and conducts QI audits.

    Qualifications: Minimum education: BS/BA in a biologic science. Must have a CT (ASCP) certification.  

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