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24/32 flex Cytotechnologist

Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type: RegularTime Type: Part timeWork Shift: Day (United States of America)FLSA Status: Non-ExemptWhen you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives.24/32 flex hpw; 8-hr shiftsJob Description:Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Microscopically examines stained slides prepared from cellular materials in order to detect cancer, other cellular abnormalities and infections.
  • Under established cytopathologic criteria, formulates a diagnostic report according to material observed on slides examined.Refers abnormal/questionable findings to Supervisor and/or Cytopathologist for further study and final diagnosis.
  • Refers all non-gynecologic samples and certain gynecological samples to Cytopathologist after screening for final diagnosis.
  • Participates in all the quality control and quality assurance procedures, including the 10% rescreening program and submitting personal screening data generated from other institutions.
  • In the absence of the Cytopreparatory Technician, and on a rotating basis, may be required to assume cytopreparatory duties (preparation of body fluids, staining of slides, cover-slipping, labeling accessioning, etc.).
  • If assigned to the cytopreparatory area, assumes responsibility for decontamination/disposal of containers, and all other prep related policies and procedures.
  • Performs routine maintenance and service duties to insure cleanliness of the work area.
  • Assists in the performance of fine needle aspirates on request.
  • Participates in educational opportunities as available. It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required. Education/Experience Required:
    • B.A. or above
    • Ability to read and write at a college graduate level
    • College experience includes basics in the natural sciences, anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry, physics, statistical analysis and mathematics
    • Working knowledge of database use, spreadsheets and word processing software
    • Ability to understand scientific papers and common research methods in the field of pathology Registration/Certification:
      • CT(ASCP) or SCT(ASCP) certification
      • There are rare cytotechnologists in the field who grandfathered into CT certification without a bachelor's degree. They are eligible to hire, but a cytotechnologist with a degree is greatly preferred.As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth, Plymouth , 24/32 flex Cytotechnologist, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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