North Memorial Health Care Cytotechnologist in Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Requisition Number

18-2287

Post Date

12/6/2018

Title

Cytotechnologist

Department

Cytology

Job Group

Laboratory

Employment Type

Full Time (Regular)

Hours Per Pay Period

80

Shift

Days

Shift Length

8 Hours

Mandatory Call Requirement

None

Mandatory Wknd Requirement

None

City

Robbinsdale

State

MN

Description

$2500 sign on bonus

Microscopically evaluates (screens and interprets) gynecological and nongynecological cytologic

preparations according to laboratory procedures and workload policies. Communicates abnormal or

significant findings to the pathologist for review and reporting of cytologic results to meet the needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric customers.

Accountabilities:

 Follows established policies and procedures in carrying out job responsibilities.

 Microscopically evaluates (screens and interprets) gynecological and nongynecological cytologic

preparations according to laboratory procedures and workload policies.

 Communicates abnormal or significant findings to the pathologist for review and reporting of cytologic

results to meet the needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric customers.

 Demonstrates technical skills as required to maintain competency.

 Participates in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures in the laboratory.

 Gives direction and guidance to technical support personnel as needed.

 Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.

 The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate

position skills list.

 The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed

necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.

Requirements

Education

 Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required.

 Successful completion of a 12 month CAAHEP accredited Cytotechnology program required.

Experience

 Minimum of one year current cytology experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Able to microscopically evaluate (screens and interprets) gynecological and nongynecological

cytologic preparations according to laboratory procedures and workload policies.

 Able to make diagnostic decisions about normal versus benign, atypical, and abnormal cellular

changes, inflammation, infection, and hormonal changes as well as decisions about specimen

adequacy.

 Able to accurately screen an average of 40 slides per day.

 Ability to operate laboratory computer system as appropriate.

 Able to assist pathologists and radiologists during fine needle aspiration procedures as needed,

Includes smear preparation, fixation and staining.

 Demonstrated leadership, organization, and communication skills.

License Requirement

CT (ASCP) certified NMHC Standard

ASCP Certification required within 6 months of employment

Additional Requirements

$2500 sign on bonus

At time of hire must provide:

High School Diploma/GED

ASCP Certification required within 6 months of employment