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West Reading, PA

CYTOTECHNOLOGIST

Pathology Laboratory Scientist
West Reading, PA
$66,768 to $106,808 + Bonus + Paid Relocation

Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for conducting microscopic examinations, providing final interpretations of normal gynecological specimens, offering initial interpretations of non-gynecological, FNA, and abnormal gynecological specimens using established procedures. The Pathology Laboratory Scientist also assists in the collection and preparation of FNA and biopsy specimens for immediate evaluation. They must demonstrate an understanding of method principles, perform quality control and quality assurance activities, and evaluate results based on patient demographics and history. This role requires independent work organization to meet deadlines and validation of all obtained data.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and examine human cell slides using microscopes.
  • Assist in collecting fine needle aspiration samples.
  • Stain samples to prepare slides for examination.
  • Evaluate cellular samples while adhering to laboratory protocols.
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain laboratory equipment, including microscopes.
  • Enter diagnostic information into computer systems.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science, preferably in Cytotechnology or a related field.
  • Certification as a Cytotechnologist (ASCP certified) is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in using microscopes and other laboratory equipment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to identify subtle changes in cell samples.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication skills for reporting findings and collaborating with pathologists.

Experience Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Cytotechnologist is preferred.
  • Prior experience in a hospital setting is advantageous.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,000.00 - $107,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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