Cytotechnologist (Pathology Lab) Ephrata Community Hospital - FT (Days)

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 50340

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General Summary:

 


Under the general supervision of the Lab Manager and Pathologist, performs microscopic analysis of cellular samples from all body sites following established standards and practices.

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 


1 Performs thorough and accurate microscopic evaluations for gynecologic and non-gynecologic cell samples using recognized cytomorphologic criteria while correlating findings with available clinical data and patient history.
2 Classifies slides, records classification, and presents gynecologic slides with unusual or abnormal cell structures as well as all non-gynecologic slides to a pathologist for further examination.
3 Records or enters all test results into the laboratory information system, as applicable.
4 Participates successfully in an annual CMS-approved proficiency testing program for gynecologic cytology
5 Assists with onsite FNA procedures; prepares and stains slides onsite for immediate assessment by cytopathologist
6 Properly operates and maintains microscopes and other equipment; uses an automated slide imaging microscope for initial review of all gynecologic cytology slides.
7 Maintains confidentiality of patient test results in accordance with HIPAA regulations.


Required Skills

Minimum Education            

Bachelor's Degree

                                              

 

Minimum Experience           

6 - 12 months

 

 

Preferred Experience            

ThinPrep Imaging experience

                                              

 

Min Field Of Expertise         

Cytotechnology

 

 

Req Cert/Registration          

Certified as a cytotechnologist per CLIA standards.  


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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