Cytology, Bench Technologist, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Client Overview:

This city in New York has a landscape that bursts with the brilliance of the fiery colors of fall foliage. Be mystified by various attractions, festive celebrations and events that are as vibrant as the scenery by which they are surrounded. Our client, a large AP reference lab located in upstate New York, seeks a cytotechnologist to test in their busy reference laboratory on the day shift.

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.

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

  • 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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