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Cytotechnologist - 4069 in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The person in this position is a Cytotechnologist who is responsible for examining cells on glass slides to detect evidence of diseased conditions and pre-malignant and malignant cells.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Examines gynecological and/or non-gynecological slides daily according to department protocols.
  • Records findings in computer system.
  • Records required data on daily screening and departmental logs.                                          
  • Identify and correct problems that may adversely affect test performance or result reporting of patient samples.
  • Communicates pertinent section information/issues to supervisor, manager or other appropriate individual.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and method troubleshooting.
  • Assists in documentation and maintaining effective department QA/QC programs and monitors.
  • Must perform within the productivity expectations as set forth by current departmental guidelines.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

  • Minimum of two years of college and graduation from an approved School of Cytotechnology
  • National certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Cytotechnologist.
  • Must hold a valid Tennessee Cytotechnologist License.
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification and licensure.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Cytotechnologist screening gynecological and non-gynecological slides preferred.