Cytotechnologist - Lab-Cytology - PT
Atrium Health
 Charlotte, NC

Job Req ID: 574941

Position Number: 00097801

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Monday - Thursday 8 hour shift

Standard Hours: 30.00

Department Name: Lab-Cytology

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:

Our mission is to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.

Job Summary

Prepares and screens cells from a variety of sources for the presence of malignancy or other pathological conditions with minimal technical supervision. Participates in cytology quality assurance program. Assists with fine needle aspirations and cytologic preparation.

Essential Functions

  • Accessions specimens, as assigned by registration, accessioning, order entry, and reporting. Processes non-genital and genital specimens.
  • Screens slides for cytologic abnormalities, reviews slides and prepares accurate reports.
  • Participates in cytology quality control program.
  • Prepares reagents for cytologic procedures.
  • Stores specimens and slides in a neat, easily retrievable manner.

Physical Requirements

Moderate lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying. Must be able to frequently lift weights of up to 25 pounds and infrequently in excess of 25 pounds with assistance. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, and reaching. Use of computer for long periods of time. General hospital environment with some exposure to chemicals, pathogens, and patient blood and body fluids. Some latex exposure may be expected.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be registered or registry eligible as Cytotechnologist by the ASCP. Experience in all areas of cytology preferred. Must demonstrate knowledge of infectious disease protocols, practices and prevention.

At Atrium Health, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

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Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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