Responsibilities:Under the direction of the lead cytologist and the administrative director. The cytologist is responsible for performing procedures that will provide data in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The cytologist is responsible for making independent decisions, interpreting normal and abnormal results, and pursuing appropriate follow up action. QualificationsEducation
*Bachelor degree in Cytotechnology or related area or completion of other program allowing certification as a technologist by the ASCP. Obtain certification as a technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent within one year after completion of school.
Certification as a technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent
One year clinical rotation or lab practicum and/or two years clinical experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrates judgement in assessing results, solving problems or taking action. Substantial interpersonal and communication skills required to interact with hospital staff, physicians and patients to perform duties as listed in functions above.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Ability to stand, walk, and move throughout the department and hospital campus. Ability to reach with hands and arms. Sensory ability: sight to see computer screen; auditory to hear speech and understand speech in person and on the phone. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.