As a cytotechnologist, you will perform the following:
Screen and evaluate gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens for the determination of malignant or related abnormal conditions
Perform microscopic evaluation of cytologic specimens with few discrepancies following laboratory procedures and workload policies. Verify the identification of the specimen; know technical limitations and the possibility of procedural error; consider diagnostic possibilities in result outcomes and potential ramifications in failed testing; identify problems when applicable
Perform quality assurance as requested
Assume microscopic diagnostic duties as required
Prepare a final report using established terminology
Review, sign and date worksheets
Finalize testing results into the computer and ensure accuracy of information on reports.
Maintain absolute integrity in the accurate performance and reporting of results and observes professional discretion with patient information. Follow and assist with implementation all HIPPA regulations
Hierarchical review and resulting of pap smears originally interpreted as "unsatisfactory" and/or "normal" in compliance with quality control/quality assurance guidelines
Maintain accurate QC and QA records as required by the laboratory and various regulatory agencies. Never exceed workload volumes established by CLIA, Medical Director and Lab Director/Supervisor.
Perform and/or assist with instrument and test validations
Maintain departmental equipment according to manufacture specification so that all testing is performed in optimal conditions
Participate in a proficiency-testing program selected and provided by the laboratory.
Comply with all safety, infection control, and HIPPA policies
Contribute to departmental diagnostic expertise by sharing interesting cases
Participate in CAP inter-laboratory comparison programs and continuing education courses as needed
Screening of all Liquid based cytology, including ThinPrep and Surepath specimens both manual and imaged (Cytyc will train on imager) and conventional
Assist with preparation for all inspections
License/Certification/Education: CT (ASCP Registered or equivalent),
A./B.S. in Biological Science and meets all licensing requirements w/1-3 years of experience.
Completion of an accredited cytotechnology program.
Must be able to pass standardized color vision test.
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