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Cytotechnologist ( Evenings )
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14276

Are you the type of person that enjoys the occasional meandering into the hustle and bustle of a big, metropolitan city, but ultimately want to live someplace a bit quieter? How does the prospect of having a sprawling National Historical Park (Village Forge, to be exact) right down the street? Or maybe, you're in Laboratory IT who needs a change of environment; no matter your reasons, do I have an exciting opportunity for you! 

Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a growing Independent reference lab near Philadelphia, PA who is looking for a Cytotechnologist to lead the fray in all things Cytotech! If this sounds like you, then keep on reading! 

Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

-Perform microscopic evaluation of cytological specimens per laboratory procedures and workload policies.
-Prepare a final diagnosis of negative/normal gynecologic specimens.
-Prepare provisional diagnosis on all other cases and refers these for review.
-Enter the diagnosis into the LIS system.
-Maintain absolute integrity in the accurate performance and reporting of results and observes professional discretion with patient information.
-Complete work consistently within acceptable time limits.
-Follow all established policies of the department Quality Assurance protocol.
-Maintain accurate individual workload and other appropriate records as required by the laboratory and various regulatory agencies.
-Perform and document routine maintenance on microscopes and other laboratory equipment to ensure optimal instrument operation.
-Document the slide interpretation results of each gynecologic and non- gynecologic cytological case examined or reviewed
-Document the total number of slides examined in the laboratory for each 24-hour period as well as the number of slides examined in any other laboratory.
-Document the number of hours spent examining slides in each 24-hour period.
-Adheres to personnel policies including, but not limited to: schedules and attendance, performance evaluations, up to date safety training and continuing education required for competency as well as certification maintenance.
-Participates in regulatory agency inspection readiness and onsite inspections
-Timely ordering of inventory and maintain working supplies, for work area.
-Prepares solutions and reagents in accordance with standard procedures.
-Adheres to internal controls established for the department.
-Adheres to all safety protocols in each laboratory area. Observe strict safety precautions when handling biological specimens and chemicals.
-Performs related duties as require and at the discretion of the manager or director.
-Participates in the quality assurance and continuous process improvement program including quality monitors, incident reports, corrective actions, and documentation.
-Communicates effectively and timely as needed to co-workers, management, medical directors, and other divisions.
-Specific job requirements or the physical location of some positions allocated to the classification, may render this position security sensitive, and thereby require personnel to adhere to HIPAA guidelines and patient safety measures as defined by regulatory standards.

Basic Preferred Profile: 

-Bachelor's in Cytology or related.
-1+ Years of Cytology Experience preferred but NEW GRADS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
-Previous experience testing GYN samples considered a plus.
-CT(ASCP) certification required.
-Thin-Prep Certification required.
-Must be comfortable working evening shift: 2pm-10pm

Salary and Benefits: 
-$25-36/hour, depending on experience
-Relocation assistance is available on a case-by-case basis. 
-Full Benefits

If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 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

#MP Job ID: 14276

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