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CT / Cytotechnologist (Days)

Poughkeepsie, NY · Job ID: 9631 · · Industry: Cytology

We are currently looking for a Cytotechnologist to join a hospital laboratory near Poughkeepsie. NY. The job responsibilities require independent performance of specimen receiving, assisting at various stages cytogenetic techniques consistent with established procedures.  This is a full-time position, with varied hours, mainly days Monday through Friday, no weekends.

You should apply to this role if you hold a Bachelor's Degree and an ASCP certification as either a Medical Technologist (MT/MLS) or Cytotechnology (CT) plus a New York State Licensure as a Cytotechnologist.  One year or more of experience in a clinical lab setting with cytology experience is preferred but new grads are invited to apply and will be considered.

Job responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to: 

– Examines gynecological and/or non-gynecological slides daily according to department protocols.

– Records findings in the computer system.

– Records required data on daily screening and departmental logs.

– Identifies and corrects 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.

Preferred Profile:

– BS in medical technology, cytotechnology, or related life science.

– MT/MLS or CT certification with the ASCP or related national accreditation board.

– New York State Licensure as a Cytotechnologist.

– Prior clinical cytology experience required. 

Salary and Benefits:

– Salary of $35 – $45 per hour, based on experience

– Health, Vision, Dental

– 401k retirement plan

– PTO, Holidays

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories. 

 It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

 Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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