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Cytotechnologist

at University Healthcare System

Posted: 12/22/2019
Job Reference #: 11551
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  • Job ID
    2019-11551
    Category
    Allied Health
    Department
    7060 - Lab Cytology
    Shift
    Varied Shifts
    Pay Grade
    20
    FT/PT/PRN
    PRN
    Recruiter
    Allyson
    Recruiter Email
    allysonwise@uh.org
    Location
    US-GA-Augusta
  • Responsibilities

    Under the direction of the lead cytologist and the administrative director. The cytologist is responsible for performing procedures that will provide data in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The cytologist is responsible for making independent decisions, interpreting normal and abnormal results, and pursuing appropriate follow up action.

    Qualifications

    Education
    *Bachelor degree in Cytotechnology or related area or completion of other program allowing certification as a technologist by the ASCP. Obtain certification as a technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent within one year after completion of school.

    Licensure/Certification
    Certification as a technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent

    Experience
    One year clinical rotation or lab practicum and/or two years clinical experience preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Demonstrates judgement in assessing results, solving problems or taking action.

    Substantial interpersonal and communication skills required to interact with hospital staff, physicians and patients to perform duties as listed in functions above.

    Physical Demands
    Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Ability to stand, walk, and move throughout the department and hospital campus. Ability to reach with hands and arms. Sensory ability: sight to see computer screen; auditory to hear speech and understand speech in person and on the phone. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
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