Are you interested in joining a well-run hospital near the South Jersey shore that prioritizes giving back to its employees? Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a mid-size trauma center near Ocean City, NJ that is seeking a Cytotechnologist.
The Laboratory Cytotechnologist performs laboratory testing procedures and provides clinical result interpretation according to established procedures, ensuring quality standards are met.
The Cytotechnologist is a specially trained clinical technologist whose duties include preparing microscopic slides of cell samples, examining all types of body specimens including fine needle aspirates, identifying abnormalities and providing interpretation for all patient samples that are screened. This position also is responsible for issuing the normal gynecological cytology reports and provides interpretation of abnormal cytology to pathologists.
The Cytotechnologist performs tests in compliance with established departmental standards. The Consultant reviews and verifies results to ensure data validity and interprets results. This position applies appropriate procedural techniques related to specimen procurement and handling, instrument operation, operator maintenance, application of universal precautions and inventory monitoring. This position participates in the evaluation of new equipment and troubleshoots equipment problems as needed.
The Cytotechnologist performs and documents quality control procedures and proficiency testing in accordance with established parameters and standards. This position works with the Laboratory Supervisor to resolve quality control, patient or procedural problems and recommends enhancements to laboratory procedures.
The Cytotechnologist works effectively with physician members of staff to accurately provide diagnostic results and works with minimal supervision.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in medical technology, chemical, physical or biological sciences or related field acceptable and certificate of completion in an accredited Cytotechnology Program to the certifying agency (ASCP), required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Registry or registry eligible Cytotechnologist. Requires participation in 24 CEUs annually. Heart Saver CPR every 2 years required.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience preferred, but not required. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 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.
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