$7,500 SIGN-ON BONUS (with a 2 year commitment to organization)
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift (Varied hours based on business need between 5:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday)
Prepares, processes, evaluates, and renders diagnoses on cytologic material from various body sites. Cytology team consists of 5 experienced cytotechs who work closely with 9 pathologists. The cytotech team performs routine cytology sample preparation, gyn and non-gyn screening, FNA assistance with adequacy, and molecular testing.
Evaluates and accesses--both manually and in the lab computer system--incoming specimens. Resolves specimen quality and documentation problems. Makes critical decisions concerning alternatives of specimen preparation and examination according to type and nature of specimen and patient history.
Processes cytologic specimens according to procedure manual. Selects, adapts and performs complex technical manual procedures in the preparation of specimen.
Locates and identifies normal and abnormal cells from a variety of body sites: fungal, bacterial and viral changes, drug- and irradiation-induced changes; parasites; and hormonal changes in smears.
Seeks, secures and correlates clinical information, including further historical and clinical findings from chart, previous and concurrent examinations, including related Surgical Pathology findings. Discriminates between relevant and superfluous information and observations.
Correlates findings of examination, supporting clinical data and documentation, diagnostic possibilities, and specimen quality to develop and write clear, concise reports of differential diagnosis. Enters results into lab computer system to produce final reports.
Adapts and utilizes instrumentation to assist in preparation of appropriate low-yield specimen types, on a case-by-case basis.
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) certification required within six (6) months of hire.
B.S. degree and be graduated from a CAHEA-accredited school of cytotechnology.
1-2 years experience in a comparable lab preferred
Benefits At A Glance:
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:
100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
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