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Cytotechnologist - $30-45 per hour

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch Health (AKA UTM
Location: Galveston
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

University of Texas Medical Branch Health (AKA UTMB Health) is seeking a Cytotechnologist for a job in Galveston, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Cytotechnologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: PermanentJOB DESCRIPTION:Cytotechnologist provides clinical diagnostic study of cells for the purpose of recognizing and classifying malignant and benign inflammatory and irritative conditions.Serving Galveston Island and the surrounding areas, UTMB has a diverse population that brings much interest to our workload. In addition to gynecological cases, our cytotechnologists evaluate non-gynecological/FNA specimens, and attend a variety of ROSE procedures. These include EBUS, EUS, radiology, and clinics. As a teaching facility, medical residents and fellows add to the learning experience and environment. We are committed to professional development and involve our techs in a myriad of projects from QA and statistical analysis to educational projects for presentation. In addition to these technical varieties, UTMB is a lovely place to work with caring people and great benefits.Job Duties:Fixes, stains, and prepares microscopic slides to preserve specimen and enhance visibility. Evaluates cell color, shape, and size to determine abnormalities.Examines human cell samples to determine the presence of precancerous changes, cancer, or infections.Performs a variety of laboratory procedures.Assists clinicians within the hospital for the procurement of material from fine needle aspirations.Assures specimen labeling requirements are met and all necessary clinical information is available. Responds to inquiries regarding test results, methodology, and specific factors that can influence test results.Assists with or performs accessioning, processing, and staining of specimens in accordance with the cytology processing manual.Records classification and presents unusual characteristics to the pathologist.Maintains records of assignments performed in cytology section.Participates in continuing education, quality control procedures and documents accordingly; participates in proficiency testing.Maintains laboratory area and equipment and performs including proper disposal of all bio-hazardous materials and chemically hazardous materials.Maintains accurate inventory to complete work, and orders supplies as needed.Adheres to internal controls established for department.Adheres to all safety protocols in each laboratory area.Performs related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in related field.Certification as a Cytotechnologist by an approved accrediting agency.No experience requiredEqual Employment OpportunityUTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.University of Texas Medical Branch Health (AKA UTMB Health) Job ID #2300513.Benefits
    • School loan reimbursement
    • Wellness and fitness programs

Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch Health (AKA UTM, Galveston , Cytotechnologist - $30-45 per hour, Other , Galveston, Texas

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