Full-time Cytology Technical Specialist needed at a top facility in New York!
(Reference Code: KAM)
The Technical Specialist coordinates functions and activities, reports results, develops and monitors quality control and test procedures, oversees proficiency testing, quality improvement and equipment and shares in routine work. Meets regulatory requirements (NYSDOH, The Joint Commission) for the cytology area. Performs tests requiring special scientific skill. Correlates knowledge and understanding of theory and technical elements of testing to solve problems and answers questions effectively and efficiently. Works with other laboratory staff to provide a smooth operating and efficient Clinical Laboratory Department, to enhance the quality of patient care. The Technical Specialist also performs the duties of a cytotechnologist. A Cytotechnologist performs cytological procedures and examination and any other such tests including maintaining equipment and records and performing quality assurance activities related to examination performance, and which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, as determined by the Department. A Cytotechnologist provides prompt and accurate laboratory test results on cytological specimens to providers and internal departments. Prepares samples for examination and performs testing following established procedures. Correlates knowledge and understands theory and technical elements of testing to solve problems and answer questions effectively and efficiently.
* Bachelors degree in Cytotechnology from an accredited cytotechnology program (preferred).
* Must be qualified as a Cytotechnologist and a Supervisor in accordance with New York State Department of Health regulations.
* Requires a broad knowledge of laboratory procedures, laboratory equipment and use of a laboratory information system. Four years of experience after BS degree is required.
Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!!
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