• Posted on: May 10, 2024
  • Location: West Reading, PA
  • Job ID: 5ecc9d29
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: May 10, 2024
  • Location: West Reading, PA
  • Job ID: 5ecc9d29
  • Type: Full Time

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CYTOTECHNOLOGIST
West Reading, PA
$66,768 to $106,808 + Bonus + Paid Relocation

Responsibilities:

The Cytotechnologist is responsible for performing microscopic examinations, providing final interpretations of normal gynecological specimens, providing initial interpretations of non-gynecological, FNA and abnormal gynecological specimens using standardized procedures; assisting in the collection and preparation of FNA and biopsy specimens for immediate evaluation; understanding method principles; performing quality control and quality assurance activities and evaluating results based on patient demographics and history. The Cytotechnologist works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines and validates all data obtained.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and examine slides of human cells using microscopes.
  • Assist with the collection of fine needle aspiration samples.
  • Stain samples to prepare slides for examination.
  • Evaluate cellular samples while adhering to laboratory protocols.
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain laboratory equipment, including microscopes.
  • Enter diagnostic information into computer systems.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, preferably in Cytotechnology or a related field.
  • Certification as a Cytotechnologist (ASCP certified) is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in using microscopes and other laboratory equipment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to identify subtle changes in cell samples.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills for reporting findings and collaborating with pathologists.

Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Cytotechnologist is preferred.
  • Hospital-based experience is beneficial.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,000.00 – $107,000.00 per year

Benefits:

 

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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