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Cytotechnologist (ASCP) (TPT)

Location: Renton, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 876790 Date posted: 03/19/2020
Description:
Screen cytologic smears for malignant cells and microorganisms. Report results or refer to physician. Enter results in hospital computer system. Prepare and stain cytologic preparations.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Screen cytologic smears (both Pap smears and non-GYN smears) for suspicious and malignant cells, and microorganisms, and to determine specimen adequacy.
  • Report out final Pap smear results on negative cases not requiring QC or physician review. Submit appropriate cases to physicians and for QC review.
  • Accurately enter Pap smear results into the hospital computer system (CORTEX).
  • Be able to process specimens if Lab Assistants are not available (rare occurrence).
  • Maintain productivity targets and accuracy ratings as described in the cytologic lab manual and the performance evaluation. Meet all other performance evaluation standards for human relations, problem solving, initiative personnel policies, maintenance, and clerical tasks.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • CT (ASCP) Registry at date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in science.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Adams 2921 Naches Ave. SW Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Varies Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW ProTech Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Laboratory Services Cytology Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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