Cytotechnologist - Clinical Labs/Pathology
Stanford Hospital & Clinics - Stanford, CA

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Full-time 8 hr varied day shifts

Performs microscopic evaluations of cytologic specimens from various organs or organ systems. Evaluations include identifying and describing all pathologic cells and microorganisms, using the cytotechnologists education and experience to make fine distinctions between normal, abnormal and malignant cells that may result from conditions relative to cancer, pre-malignant changes, inflammation, infection, endocrine changes and changes caused by radiation and chemotherapeutic agents. The cytotechnologist is responsible for composing clear, concise, and accurate reports for each case examined and entering the reports in the laboratory information system. Assists physicians with preparation and evaluation of fine needle aspirates. Prepares specimens for microscopic evaluation.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Experience: Prefer one year of Cytology experience.

Licensure/Certification: ASCP certification and California cytotechnologist license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability operate and maintain medical equipment and apparatuses

Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and interpret results

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to follow written and oral instructions

Ability to learn new procedures and adapt to technological changes in the laboratory

Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities

Ability to perform tasks according to prescribed procedures

Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization

Knowledge and technical proficiency in specialty areas assigned within the laboratory

Knowledge of infection prevention policies and procedures

Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility

Knowledge of mathematics general science and laboratory techniques

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