Cytotechnologist - Full Time - Days


Job Summary

Under the direction of the Laboratory Medical Director.  Prepares and studies specimens to detect evidence of cancer or other pathologic conditions.  Responsible for management of Cytology.  Works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines.

Core Job Responsibilities

Renders provisional interpretation based on microscopic examination of specimen.  Confers with Pathologist(s) on all cases which have been interpreted as abnormal and all non-gyn cases.

Maintains accurate logs, fills and statistics of cytology specimens for QA reports.  Recognizes and maintains records of false positive and false negative cases

Performs analysis on feasibility of results through correlation of data with common physiological conditions

Brings suspicious cases to the attention of the pathologist for efficient turnover and special staining of specimens

Ensures cases with abnormal findings are tracked.  All abnormal cases' slides and follow up information is documented and kept for 20 years.

Follows departmental procedures/operations/regulations and meets NYDOH and ISO accreditation agencies requirements.

Participates in continuing education and required proficiency programs.  All problems are investigated and correction action is documented when required.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Post high school degree


Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • New York State Cytotechnologist license



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  88988 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  8.00
FTE 1.066667 
Work Schedule  HRLY NON-UNION
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $28.00 - $50.00 Hourly

Nearest Major Market: Utica