For a limited time this position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! If you are a Cytotechnologist, now is the time to find your place at UPMC!
Sign-On Bonus Details
â¢ $12, 500 sign-on bonus available for a 3 year work commitment.
UPMC Chautauqua WCA is hiring a full-time Cytotechnologist! This position would work a daylight shift, Monday through Friday.
You would have the opportunity to make the final interpretation on the majority of negative Pap tests and render a diagnosis for consideration by the Pathologist on nongynecologic cytology samples (all sites). You would also be able to assist with fine needle aspiration collection and adequacy assessment
Perform all responsibilities according to the philosophy of the UPMC Health System such that the needs of our customers are fulfilled.
Adhere to established laboratory and hospital policies in areas of procedures, methods, quality control, quality assurance, safety, compliance and personnel policies.
Perform evaluation of cell samples according to established protocols with accuracy in a timely and efficient manner.
Perform final sign out of diagnoses on the majority of Pap tests.(Magee Women's Hospital only)
Render diagnosis for consideration by Pathologist on all other cell samples and mark diagnostic areas on slide.
Correlate pertinent clinical history and obtain it when necessary as well as correlate current case with previous cytologic and/or surgical specimens.
Enter screening results on all patient cases in the Pathology Information System.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of cytologic criteria and keep abreast of current developments in the field of cytotechnology.
Assist with special projects and conferences.
Assist with the collection of fine needle aspirations and other specimens as necessary following established procedures.
Oversee and assist with problem solving of staining and cytopreparatory procedures; perform cytopreparation, staining and clerical functions as necessary.
Identify problems with instrumentation, methodology, specimens, supplies, or results and take appropriate action.
Operate and maintain equipment within the scope of training utilizing defined schedules and written instructions to perform quality control checks, preventive maintenance, and calibration. Perform minor repairs.
Assume responsibility for first-line supervision of the section/department on a temporary basis as delegated.
Train and orient new employees, students and residents
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required.
Successful completion of a CAHEA accredited Cytotechnology program required; OR equivalent education and experience.
1-2 years experience as a Cytotechnologist preferred.
Pathology Information System experience preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances
Certification by recognized board of registry such as American Society of Clinical Pathology
Licensed clinical laboratory technologist
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities