Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:19 AM
Responsible for receiving, preparing and evaluating patient cytological specimens for cancerous and non:malignant changes. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.
BS degree in Cytotechnology
Certification in Cytotechnology (CT) through ASCP Board of Registry is required.
:Ability to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials, such as laboratory reports.
:Ability to communicate verbally with Associates, physicians and other outside professionals.
:Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
:Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of work flow. 13;
Key Job Responsibilities 13;
:Reports results on technical laboratory procedures with regards to patients/customers.
:Performs technical and clerical laboratory procedures.
:Assists pathologist in FNA collection.
:Participates in quality monitoring.
:Demonstrates initiative in identifying opportunities for self:development and enhancement of professional competency.
:Performs other duties as assigned. 13;
Physical Requirements 13;
:The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
:Must have good balance and coordination.
:The physical requirements of this position are: medium work : exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
:The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
:Frequent invasive and non:invasive patient contact.
:Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
:Ability to react quickly to emergency situations. 13;
• Location: Memphis
• Post ID: 34022482 memphis