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Cytotechnologist - CMC Main- PRN Days

Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 812441
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: On Call
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005039005-Cytology
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

Job Summary

Prepares and screens cells from a variety of sources for the presence of malignancy or other pathological conditions with minimal technical supervision. Participates in cytology quality assurance program. Assists with fine needle aspirations and cytologic preparation.



Essential Functions

  • Accessions specimens, as assigned by registration, accessioning, order entry, and reporting. Processes non-genital and genital specimens.
  • Screens slides for cytologic abnormalities, reviews slides and prepares accurate reports.
  • Participates in cytology quality control program.
  • Prepares reagents for cytologic procedures.
  • Stores specimens and slides in a neat, easily retrievable manner.

Physical Requirements

Moderate lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying. Must be able to frequently lift weights of up to 25 pounds and infrequently in excess of 25 pounds with assistance. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, and reaching. Use of computer for long periods of time. General hospital environment with some exposure to chemicals, pathogens, and patient blood and body fluids. Some latex exposure may be expected.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be registered or registry eligible as Cytotechnologist by the ASCP. Experience in all areas of cytology preferred. Must demonstrate knowledge of infectious disease protocols, practices and prevention.