Danville, PA

Posted: 10/03/23 Job Category: Allied Health Professional Job Order Publish ID: JO047095820230726

Job Description

Specialty: Cytotechnologist
Location: Danville, PA
Shift: Various; Weekdays and Weekends
Start: ASAP

Job Details:

Screens gynecological and non-gynecological cytologic preparations to determine abnormalities and assists Pathologist with diagnosis

Screens various cytologic preparations with accuracy and competency; identifies abnormal, malignant, or other significant physiologic states while exercising judgment based on classification criteria established by the department.

Signs out negative gynecologic specimen reports and passes yearly Pap Proficiency Testing.

Assists in the performance of fine needle aspiration as requested.

Includes advising clinician of proper specimen collection, performing rapid staining and providing specimen adequacy assessment.

Obtains patient history and clinical information as necessary and requests collection of additional specimen for further studies when indicated.

Follows departmental procedures for quality assurance.

Ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems and Quality Assurance deviate from established performance specifications.

Prepares and processes certain specimens in the Cytopreparatory lab when necessary.

Remains familiar with Cytopreparatory techniques.

Participates in department record-keeping, including work volumes, safety records, continuing education records, and quality assurance records and activities as requested.

Maintains equipment, participates in established preventive maintenance program, and alerts Analytical Specialist of any equipment problems.

Assists in proper handling and storage of supplies, notifies Analytical Specialist when inventory is low.

Assists in the evaluation and validation of new instruments and new technologies as needed under the supervision of the Analytical Specialist and Doctoral Director.

Participation in completion of assigned initial and subsequent competency assessment examinations required and maintains working knowledge of applicable Laboratory Information System programs and system changes.

Participates in the training and orientation of new employees.


Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university.

Successful competition of an accredited Cytology program.

Minimum 1 year experience

Certified ASCP Cytotechnologist - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

Must pass slide screening requirements and annual CAP proficiency test.

Demonstrated understanding of Cyto preparation techniques. Automated and non-automated testing experience is preferred.

Familiarity with laboratory information systems (LIS).

Ability to work independently or within a team.

Highly organized and strong attention to detail.

Strong communication skills; both written and verbal.

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