Cytology, Bench Technologist, Days | Permanent |

Position & Client Overview:

A top notch and beautiful 342-bed facility is looking for a contract Cytotechnologist to test in their busy hospital anatomic pathology laboratory on the day shift.

This award-winning facility is located in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area, making it an excellent choice for so many things to do on your weekends off. 

Baltimore alone has a multitude of things to do.

It is a vibrant community that honors the past while keeping an eye on the future. Check out the largest public collection of Matisse in the world (for free!), sip a craft beer in the sanctuary of a converted church, or stay in a four-star hotel poised atop an historic recreation pier. Enjoy the walkable waterfront, visit world-class art museums and amazing street murals, and don’t miss their seafood! One of Oprah's favorite crab cakes can be found at Pappas! Check it out to see for yourself.


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
  • Two (2) years of experience at minimum

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

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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