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Cytotechnologist
Part Time, Days, Non-Benefit Eligible - 3 8-hour shifts, Mon-Fri, 6am-2:30pm
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Cytology Technologist performs a variety of tests, procedures, microscopic evaluations and related duties, following established practices and standards, in order to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Essential Job Functions of Cytology Technologist:
  • Receives assignments according to established departmental procedures and plans, organizes and prioritizes work duties to accomplish daily objectives.
  • Performs testing procedures and related work according to established protocols and standards with minimal technical and/or data entry error in order to report results to the requesting party.
  • Operates equipment and works with highly technical instrumentation according to established procedures and protocols in order to ensure the accuracy of test results.
  • Performs the duties of the Department Technical Specialist as assigned and in accordance with established standards in order to maintain department productivity levels. Maintains all required laboratory statistics.
  • Maintains departmental files for slides, logs and other test results so that appropriate patient follow-up can be done.
  • Processes/analyzes appropriate proficiency test material, controls, standards and other quality control material according to protocol in order to maintain the testing environment.
  • Takes action in cases of out-of-range controls, discrepancies or unexpected test results in order to provide proper patient care.
  • Maintains adequate levels of department supplies by stocking or notifying supervisor of shortages in order to maximize department productivity and minimize cost.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of laboratory and hospital computer routines.
  • Performs adequacy evaluation and assists physician with specimen collection during fine-needle aspiration procedures.

Schedule: Three 8-hour shifts, Monday to Friday, 6:00am to 2:30pm
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree or certificate from an approved school of cytotechnology required.
  • Over 1 to 3 years of clinical laboratory experience preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to listen to others preferred.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Ability to lead/manage others preferred.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills required.
  • Must demonstrate prudent and responsible use of supplies and time so as to minimize cost and maximize productivity.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Credentialed by an agency approved by the National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies (NCHCA), i.e., ASCP, NCA, HEW, etc., upon hire, preferred.
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