Company: Staff Icons
Location: Saddle Brook
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Mon-Friday - 8am-4pm
$15k Sign-On Bonus!
POSITION SUMMARY: To assure that: Cytotechnologists possess the
appropriate educational background, cytology laboratory experience
and licensure in accordance with applicable state laws and federal
regulatory agency requirements. Cytotechnologists' responsibilities
and requirements associated with the microscopic evaluation of
cellular material (gynecologic) under the direction of the Cytology
Supervisor/Cytology Director are specified.
- Cytotechnologists can be hired immediately upon graduation from
a CAHEA accredited school of Cytotechnology. They must be eligible
for certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology
(ASCP); it is preferred, however, that the registry be taken prior
to employment. If failure to pass the registry occurs the
cytotechnologist will be expected to retake the exam within the
time frame set forth by the ASCP (4 attempts or 2 years; whichever
comes first). When state licensure applies employee must comply
with these retake guidelines.
- Equivalent per federal regulations (See 42 CFR 493.1483,
- Two years college with at least 12 semester hours in science, 8
of which are ' Biology, plus one year cytology technical training
(from a CAHEA-Committee on Allied Health Education and
Accreditation accredited school) c) Bachelor of Science, plus one
year cytology technical training (from a CAHEA ' accredited
- Cytotechnologists are certified by the American Society of
Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or registry eligible within the first
year of employment with the company.
- Ability to evaluate cellular material using established
- Responsible for using clinical history and other patient
information in arriving at the proper diagnosis for each cytologic
- Examine cytology specimens for the presence of abnormal
cellular changes and pathogens.
- Sign out all negative gynecologic cases using Genecys
- Report other cytologic findings, such as the presence of
microorganisms endocervical component according to established
department reporting procedures.
- Evaluate and dot GYN (reactive and reparative, abnormal,
questionable or negative).
- Submit reactive and reparative, abnormal and questionable GYN
cases cases to a pathologist for final evaluation.
- Record the results of each GYN slide read on the appropriate
data processing/other forms in use in the laboratory in a legible
- Review follow-up clinical information when available.
- Submit daily workload of negative GYN cases for a minimum of a
10% quality control review (includes random and high risk cases) by
a supervisory qualified Cytotechnologist. This quality control
review is completed before reporting patient results.
- Cytotechnologists who work for an outside employer performing
Cytology screening duties must complete an outside disclosure form
and submit to the Cytology Supervisor/Cytology Director of the
Laboratory for approval.
- Maintain microscope in working condition by performing routine
daily maintenance (documenting an appropriate form), to include
general cleaning, troubleshooting and reporting irregularities in
operations with appropriate follow through.
- Help maintain department facilities in neat and professional
- Participate in continuing education in areas related to
Cytology, e.g. keep abreast of the latest literature, changing
technology, attend meetings, and consult with the Technical
Supervisor/Cytology and or Laboratory Director. Cytotechnologist
must meet state requirements as they apply.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested, i.e.,
prepare, accession, stain and coverslip GYN slides. Daily workload
screening will be adjusted according when these duties are
Keywords: Staff Icons, Clifton , Cytotechnologist, Other , Saddle Brook, New Jersey
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