ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a full-time Cytotechnologist. Major duties include:
•Microscopically evaluate and record GYN and non-GYN material, giving a preliminary interpretation on FNA, non-GYN and abnormal GYN cases •Render the final interpretation on GYN cases determined to be Negative •Attend and perform adequacy on the deep, radiologic guided fine needle aspirations including RadPath type procedures •Collect specimens for ancillary testing including molecular •Attend and perform Renal adequacy (EM-related) procedures •Accessioning and data entry •Lecture in School of Cytology and assist School as requested by supervisor •Provide input for SOP’s and inspection preparation •Perform correlation procedures as needed •Act as back up in the cytology lab
Qualifications•Current, valid California Cytotechnologist license •ASCP Cytotechnologist certification - CT (ASCP) or SCT (ASCP) •ThinPrep certification •BD-SurePath Morphology certification •Successfully passed CLIA mandated GYN (PAP) Proficiency Test for the current year. Exception: Recent graduates of Cytotechnology training programs do not need to take the PT during the calendar year in which they completed training •Working knowledge of the essentials of normal and abnormal cytologic principles for GYN and NON-GYN (including FNA) specimens. •Good organizational skills. •Ability to maintain good legible records. •Flexibility, time management, and ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another according to section needs. •Ability to work in large team setting and work closely with faculty, supervisors, peers and other customers/suppliers and patients. •Preferred: ROSE (Rapid on-site evaluation) experience (school experience is acceptable).
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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