Department: Lab Anatomic Pathology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day

Hours: Monday-Friday

Salary Range: $123,357.00-$158,632.50

Title: Chief Cytotechnologist                                 

Department/Location: Department of Laboratories- Pathology

Reports to: Pathology Supervisor

FLSA Status: E

Position Summary :  

  • Receives body material, fluids, exudate, and scrapings, etc. and assists physicians with FNA procedures and collects specimens from patients. 
  • Examines and records classification of slides and presents slides with unusual cytomorphology to the Pathologist for further examination.
  • Maintains record of all work performed in the Cytology section, e.g. NYS Department of Health requirements and annual statistics. 
  • Supervises Cytotechnologists assigns workload, develops schedules, prepares and maintains departmental records. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Understands and adheres to WPH Performance Standards, Policies, and Behaviors.
  • Assists in Cytology Aspiration procedures from various departments.
  • Screens gynecological and non-gynecological cases in a timely manner.
  • Signs out cases with the Pathologist as scheduled.
  • Prepares, stains, and coverslips cytology specimens as needed.
  • Labels and compares cytology stained slides against requisitions.
  • Maintains equipment, supplies, and regulatory records.
  • Schedules and supervises per diem coverage.
  • Writes and revises SOPs for the policy manual.
  • Submits quality control/quality assurance reports.
  • Holds regular meetings with Laboratory Director and Administrator.
  • Maintains CME log for section members.
  • Interviews and writes competency reviews for cytotechnologists.
  • Assists with performance appraisals and disciplinary actions.
  • Orders and maintains an inventory of supplies.
  • Participates in other departmental activities as directed.
  • Performs all other assigned duties.

Education & Experience Requirements:  

  • N.Y.S. license required.
  • Bachelor of Science with ASCP Registry and/or Certified Cytology School Degree.
  • 3 years minimum experience screening gynecological, and non-gynecological specimens and fine needle aspirations.
  • Familiar with the Bethesda system for Cytology reporting.
  • ThinPrep Certification

Core Competencies:  

  • Flexibility 
  • Organized Adaptability 
  • Attention to Detail 
  • Stress Tolerance

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