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Cytotechnologist

Company: Stormont Vail Health
Location: Topeka
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Cytotechnologist Summary: Stains, mounts, and studies cells of human body to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities, and other pathological conditions by performing the following duties. Consults with pathologists. Cytotechnologist Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Receives "PAP Smears" and other body fluids such as urine, pleural, or ascitic fluid and may assist in the collection of fine needle aspiration biopsies from patients. Centrifuges fluid specimens and prepares the respective glass slides for cytological examination. Stains prepared glass slides with the appropriate stains. Utilizing microscopic technique, screens glass slides according to established procedure for detecting abnormal or cancerous cells. Records classification on appropriate report and present slides with suspicious or unusual cell structure to pathologist for definitive diagnosis and decision as to whether biospy or further cytologic study is necessary. Maintains abnormal specimen log and correlates test results with follow up biospies. Assists the section in meeting the standards set forth by JCAHO, CLIA, CAP and other governing bodies. Maintains proficiency testing as set forth by governing bodies. Catalogs and files slides as directed by governing bodies. Assures that workload recording is accurate and complete. Maintains inventory and orders supplies for the section. Prepares chemical reagents and items used in performing tests. Cytotechnologist Safety Follows all applicable OSHA guidelines. Follows all hospital and departmental safety policies. Performs duties in a timely manner, utilizing effective organization/time management. Cytotechnologist Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Cytotechnologist Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (BSc) from four-year college or university specializing in cytotechnology. Cytotechnologist Certificates and Licenses: Cytotechnologist CT(ASCP) or registery eligible (must take and pass registry within six months of hire date).Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Vision insuranceMedical specialties: Ob/Gyn PathologySchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Stormont Vail Health, Topeka , Cytotechnologist, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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