Cytology, Bench Technologist, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

One of the largest laboratory organizations in the world is seeking a cytotechnologist to test in their busy anatomic pathology hospital laboratory. This is a day shift position with rotating weekends.

Why work at this lab? They offer a wide range of benefits designed to help you in and out of work. Some of the many benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage plans, supplemental health plans, 401(k), stock plans, life and disability, FSA, a competitive compensation package, and so much more.

Pay range: $90,000-110,000

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Job Summary:

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 hand-eye 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
  • Handle pressure 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, Certification, & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in cytotechnology
  • CT(ASCP) certification
  • California license
  • Two years experience

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. #IND

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