Cytology, Bench Technologist/Supervisor, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A large fast-paced pathology group in a coastal town of southern Georgia is in need of a Cytology Supervisor for the day shift. 

 

This area of coastal Georgia, known as the Golden Isles, was named the 2020 World’s Best Islands in the Continental US by Travel + Leisure. They described the area as a nature lover’s paradise “to spot migrating North Atlantic right whales, swim with loggerhead turtles, and enjoy some of the country’s best bird-watching.” These gorgeous isles are also known for pampering their guests with “extraordinary golf courses, restaurants, and five-star resorts”.

 

The right candidate will be ASCP, SurePath and ThinPrep certified, and will be hands on and experienced with non-gyn's and screening gyn’s. 

 

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

  • SurePath and ThinPrep 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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