Location: Columbus, OH
Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller community(25K population), that offers a low cost of living(18% lower than US average) and plenty of activities in the area but is within an hour of a large city.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system based in east central Ohio is looking for someone to join their team.
The system is a not-for-profit and has over 300 physicians and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the area.
The system is the largest provider in a six county region and a primary referral center.
It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of its size including open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery and
comprehensive cancer services.
They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring with compassion, trust, innovation and excellence.
Will prepare, exam, and provide diagnostic judgment on gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens received for cytology evaluation.
-Provide outstanding customer service to internal and external customers.
-Scope of responsibility may include ability to operate all cytology related equipment, process GYN specimens, prepare non-Gyn specimens according to specimen type and characteristic, and assist on fine needle aspirates.
-Must demonstrate ability to keep accurate records, to include release and reporting of test information via the laboratory information system.
-Responsible for QA statistics reporting including workload, discrepancies, rescreening results, and five year lookback.
-Maintain knowledge of CPT codes for professional billing.
-May provide assistance in area of Cytoprocessing.
-Maintains knowledge and assists in complying with all regulatory agencies including CAP, HFAP, OSHA, and HIPPA.
-Maintains the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality at all times.
-Performs other functions as assigned.
Completion of an accredited CT program, CT (ASCP).
Experience required with GYN/non-GYN screenings & fine needle procedures.
Experience with Cytology specimen processing a plus.
Excellent interpersonal, decision-making, and investigative skills.
Demonstrated excellence with listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to provide outstanding customer service and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and under pressure in a complex and changing work environment.
Position is located east of Columbus.
Cytotech will work with state of the art instrumentation in a completely renovated(a few years back) Lab.
Primary duty will be the microscopic evaluation of pap smears.
Additional duties will include processing of Non GYN specimens, assisting on final needle aspirates, microscopic evaluation of Non GYN specimens, pap smear registration and accessioning, pap smear processing, pap smear staining, stainer maintenance.
The processing, registration, and accessioning is typically done by support staff, but the Cytotechs cover for PTO, FMLA, call offs, or when it is needed based on volume.
Equipment used includes Thin Prep processors, Thin Prep imager, Leica stainer, SoftPath. Prior Cytotechs have struggled with pace (and therefore quality & accuracy) in this position(this is a high volume lab).
Position is Monday - Friday, day shift, 8a - 4:30p. No weekends, no holidays.
The range is between $56K-78K(someone with 10 years would be @66K) plus a full benefit package.