Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Cytotechnologist - Norristown, PA - Monday-Friday JOB
RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Microscopically examine and diagnose
gynecologic and non-gynecologic slides for infectious,
pre-malignant, and malignant disease processes. 2. Perform all
duties as required by CLIA. These duties include, but are not
limited to, the daily documenting of interpretations to include the
total number of slides screened and the total number of hours spent
screening. 3. All other duties as assigned. Other Duties: 1.
Maintain specimen integrity and patient identification of all
samples examined. 2. Enter and/or report results into the
laboratory information system, as applicable. 3. Maintain
confidentiality of patient test results in accordance with HIPAA
regulations. 4. Adhere to and document required quality control
activities. 5. Comply with all corporate, safety, quality control
and quality assurance standards. 6. Comply with all local, federal,
CLIA and CAP regulations 7. Participate successfully in required
training and competency assessment. 8. Participate successfully in
a CMS approved proficiency-testing program annually, as applicable.
9. Acquire and document required number of continuing education
hours annually. 10. Perform other duties as assigned, (e. g.,
specimen processing, data entry) to include performing and
documenting quality control rescreening, if qualified under CFR
493. 1469 JOB REQUIREMENTS:1. Meet CLIA requirements (CFR. 493.
1483). 2. Meet state licensure requirements, if applicable. 3. Meet
ASCP requirements for Cytotechnologist (if not certified prior to
employment, must pass ASCP registry within one year of start date).
4. Liquid-based cytology training/certification (Thin Prep and/or
Surepath), preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in clinical lab,
physical, or biological science. CT (ASCP) eligible or registered.
Work Experience: 1 year minimum; 3+ year's clinical lab experience
preferred. Special Requirements: -Must be conscientious and
thorough. -Ability to concentrate at the microscope. -Able to work
alone and handle stressful circumstances.req105068
Keywords: Quest Diagnostics, Philadelphia , Cytotechnologist, Other , Norristown, Pennsylvania
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