Cytotechnologist - White Plains, New York United States - 41061



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 41061
Title: Cytotechnologist
Job Location: White Plains, New York - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


The Lab Services are expanding due to growth and new programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We represent an award-winning MAGNET hospital in Westchester County.  We are seeking a Cytotechnologist within the 

Lab Anatomic Pathology department.

 

Reporting to the  Pathology Supervisor, the ideal candidate will work Day shift - part-time Monday -Friday

 

  • Receives body material, fluids, exudate and scrapings, etc. and assists physicians with FNA procedures and collects specimens from patients.
  • Examines and records classification of slides and presents slides with unusual cytomorphology to Pathologist for further examination.
  • Maintains record of screening workload performed. e.g. NYS Department of Health requirement. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Screens gynecological and non-gynecological cases on a daily basis and in a timely manner
  • Assists with preparation, staining and coverslipping of cytology specimens as needed.
  • Assists in Cytology Aspiration procedures (FNA )that are scheduled with the Department Ex.-Ambulatory Surgery, Breast Imaging, Endoscopy, Off Site, Radiology and Radiology Department
  • Sign out cases with the Pathologist on (according to schedule
  • Labels all Cytology stained slides, compares name, number of slides, clinical information, and gross description against the Cytology requisitions
  • Change and clean equipment and solutions in the Cytology Aspiration procedure tray, keep Cytology Aspiration procedure supplies in tray stocked as needed
  • Maintains all records as per regulatory agencies requirement
  • Maintains CME log
  • Participates in any other departmental activities as directed by the Chief Cytotechnologist or Laboratory Director

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience Requirements

  • N.Y.S. license required.
  • Bachelor of Science with ASCP Registry and/or Certified Cytology School Degree.
  • 3 years minimum experience screening gynecological, non-gynecological specimens and fine needle aspirations.
  • Familiar with Bethesda system for Cytology reporting.
  • ThinPrep Certification

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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