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Cytotechnologist-Histology/Anatomic Pathology - FT

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by Mercy Health

Des Moines, IA 50316
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Visually evaluates and assists with collection of cell samples from patients of diverse ages.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
  • Performs both routine and special diagnostic procedures related to cancer detection requiring application of principles and theories of cytology to produce a reliable diagnostic result.
  • Performs diagnostic microscopic evaluation of cytology slides.
  • Follows established quality control measures and procedures.
  • Shows commitment to providing quality service to all laboratory clients, both internal and external.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of laboratory computer system as it is used in cytology.
  • Trains new employees.
  • Utilizes LEAN principles/productivity standards.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Completion of a 12-month accredited cytotechnology program.
  • Board of Registry certification in cytology, CT (ASCP). A person may be hired into this position if he/she has completed the requirements for registration but has not successfully completed the exam. However, the exam must be successfully completed within one year subsequent to hiring.
  • Thin Prep Certification preferred.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

Reference: 689958465