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Cytotechnologist/Cytologist - On call

Company: Sonora Quest
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name: Cytology-Ref LabWork Shift: VariedJob Category:LabPOSITION SUMMARYResponsible for quality and productive microscopic examination and evaluation of gynecological and non-gynecological specimens, primarily for the diagnosis of malignant and pre-malignant conditions. This position may assist with fine needle aspiration collection and NGYN and FNA screening. Proficiency testing and continuing education are required for all cytotechnologists. This position is required to keep daily workload records in accordance with CLIA '88.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Microscopically screens and evaluates conventional, ThinPrep and SurePath gynecologic specimens, maintaining a high level of quality in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists. Microscopically screens and evaluates all cytologic specimens with a level of productivity in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.2. Participates in proficiency testing in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.3. Obtains a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education annually, including monthly microscope sessions, in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.4.Appropriately refers abnormal cases to pathologists for sign-out using established cytologic criteria. Maintains TIS Full Screen rate in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.5. Maintains department performance indicators of corrective action, EC Absent rate and ASCUS:SIL ratio in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSCompletion of cytotechnology program from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) school. ASCP certification or eligible required.Students may be hired at the job title equivalent of a future Cytotechnologist under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a cytotechnology program at CAAHEP school with a completion date within six (6) months of hire. Student must pass the ASCP Board Certification at the first opportunity but no later than 3 months after program completionA Bachelor's degree is required for individuals registered by the ASCP after September 1, 1994.Good interpersonal and organizational skills required.This position requires attaining 90% on an internal proficiency test at the time of interview. This position requires passing annually the required CAP-PT (or approved alternative by CLIA). This position requires maintaining 80% proficiency on quarterly GYN CAP mailings as well as 24 continuing education credits each year. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferredEOE/Female/Minority/Disability/VeteransOur organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy Policy

Keywords: Sonora Quest, Scottsdale , Cytotechnologist/Cytologist - On call, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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