Cytotechnologist

Recruiter
Prometheus Healthcare
Location
White Plains
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 17, 2016
Closes
Oct 15, 2016
Industry
Chemical
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Position Description:Under general supervision, the Cytotechnologist prepares cytological specimens for diagnostic purposes; performs cytology stains, and cytology procedures in department to assist in diagnosis; receives and executes all orders from Pathologist. Position Duties and Responsibilities:• Prepares microscopic slides on human fluid for diagnostic purposes;• Follow laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of test examinations.• Processes specimen accessioning to include all manual and computerized entry.• Prepares and maintains all necessary reagents, including stains, and alcohols according to proper specifications.• Maintains and cleans laboratory equipment per manufacturer specifications in accordance with policies and procedures, as well as preventive maintenance schedule.• Maintains accurate records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens,• Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.• Follow laboratory's procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.• Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify the supervisor or director• Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.• Maintains a general working knowledge of Laboratory Safety, Infection Control Policies, Regulated Waste Protocols, Disaster Plan, Chemical and Fire Safety policies and procedures.• Maintains good interdepartmental and client relations at all times.• Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met.• Ensure compliance with local, federal and CLIA regulations.• Other duties as assigned by Histology Supervisor and/or Director of Operations.

Company Description:

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