Cytology Prep Technician

Prometheus Healthcare
White Plains
Oct 17, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

PHC is currently seeking a Cytology Prep Tech. The ideal candidate will be able to process cytology specimens by opening, labeling, numbering, verifying patient identity and enter information from the test requisition. Gross and prepare smears, mono-layered cytospins and cell blocks. Stain, cover slip, collate and book all cases. Operation of and responsible for all clinical testing (urinalysis, breath test, proficiency tests) the documentation and quality assurance surrounding both cytology and clinical testing.Experience not required. We will consider candidates with NYS DOH license. Only candidates with current license will be considered.Reconciliation of cytology specimens when delivered.Accurately gross specimens. Process medical cytology specimens including fine needle aspirations, non-gynecological smears and monolayers.Must be able to identify and confirm patient identity and sample integrity. Process cytospins using SurePath and cell block reagent.Accession number and label all paperwork, specimen slides, tubes and jars.Run urinalysis and confirmatory testing under the supervision of the medical technologist and/or Chief.Maintain all daily logs. Stain, cover slip, collate and book all cases processed. Perform QC and QA of all slides processed.Data enter all information that appears on the test requisition when necessary.Documentation of specimen integrity log, specimen processing and all maintenance logs.Ability to trouble-shoot equipment failures.Answer the phones and correspond to the needs of client, laboratory and pathologist

Company Description:

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