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Cytotechnologist - Raritan, NJ

Location Raritan, New Jersey Job ID 17-78796 Date posted 07/20/2017

As a cytotechnologist, you will perform the following:

  • Screen and evaluate gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens for the determination of malignant or related abnormal conditions
  • Perform microscopic evaluation of cytologic specimens with few discrepancies following laboratory procedures and workload policies. Verify the identification of the specimen; know technical limitations and the possibility of procedural error; consider diagnostic possibilities in result outcomes and potential ramifications in failed testing; identify problems when applicable
  • Perform quality assurance as requested
  • Assume microscopic diagnostic duties as required
  • Prepare a final report using established terminology
  • Review, sign and date worksheets
  • Finalize testing results into the computer and ensure accuracy of information on reports.
  • Maintain absolute integrity in the accurate performance and reporting of results and observes professional discretion with patient information. Follow and assist with implementation all HIPPA regulations
  • Hierarchical review and resulting of pap smears originally interpreted as "unsatisfactory" and/or "normal" in compliance with quality control/quality assurance guidelines
  • Maintain accurate QC and QA records as required by the laboratory and various regulatory agencies. Never exceed workload volumes established by CLIA, Medical Director and Lab Director/Supervisor.
  • Perform and/or assist with instrument and test validations
  • Maintain departmental equipment according to manufacture specification so that all testing is performed in optimal conditions
  • Participate in a proficiency-testing program selected and provided by the laboratory.
  • Comply with all safety, infection control, and HIPPA policies
  • Contribute to departmental diagnostic expertise by sharing interesting cases
  • Participate in CAP inter-laboratory comparison programs and continuing education courses as needed
  • Screening of all Liquid based cytology, including ThinPrep and Surepath specimens both manual and imaged (Cytyc will train on imager) and conventional
  • Assist with preparation for all inspections


  • License/Certification/Education: CT (ASCP Registered or equivalent),
  • B.A./B.S. in Biological Science and meets all licensing requirements w/1-3 years of experience.
  • Completion of an accredited cytotechnology program.
  • Must be able to pass standardized color vision test.




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