Cytology, Bench Technologist, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Client Overview:

Beautiful and quiet location in Nassau County less than an hour train ride from Manhattan and 20 minutes to Jones Beach! Long Island offers winery's, restored 19th century villages, amusement parks and historical sites scattered throughout the island. Outside of the boroughs, Nassau County is an excellent area to raise a family with many New York destinations for weekend trips!

Our client is looking for a New York licensed cytotechnologist for their high volume laboratory.

Overview:


Analyze fluid and tissue specimens for microscopic cellular abnormalities. Work closely with pathologists and independently. Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment

  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens

  • Critical thinking skills to recognize problems and develop solutions or alternative approaches

  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

  • Be able to handle pressure and responsibility, often performing highly detailed microscopic work for long periods of time


Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Examine cell samples to detect abnormalities in the color, shape, or size of cellular components and patterns

  • Prepare and analyze samples, such as Papanicolaou (PAP) smear body fluids and fine needle aspirations (FNAs), to detect abnormal conditions

  • Provide patient clinical data or microscopic findings to assist pathologists in the preparation of pathology reports

  • Assist pathologists or other physicians to collect cell samples such as by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies

  • Submit slides with abnormal cell structures to pathologists for further examination


Education and Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in cytotechnology;
  • CT (ASCP)certification.


HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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