End Date: 10/1/2021
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Laboratory
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
As a Cytotechnologist at ChristianaCare, you will perform cytologic procedures and microscopic examinations on tissue specimens and body fluids to provide physicians with information to aid in diagnosing and treating patients. This is a day shift position; hours are 7:30 to 4:00.
Principal duties and Responsibilities:
-Examine gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytology specimens microscopically according to established protocol
-Assist in acquiring and assessing adequacy of fine needle aspirations
-Prepare non-gynecologic specimens by smear techniques, cytocentrifugation or filtration according to procedure
-Prepare and maintain chemical reagents and stains
-Communicate results of testing to nursing units, physicians, and other authorized individuals
-Actively participate in quality control program
-Perform assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; report to the supervisor, in a timely fashion, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients or visitors
-Perform other related duties as directed
Education and Experience Requirements:
-One year experience preferred
-CT (ASCP) certification
-Experience in clinical cytologic techniques and procedures
-Basic skills for safe and aseptic laboratory research
-Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy
-Experience with quality assurance principles and techniques
-Experience using automated laboratory equipment
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Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?
At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.
Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.
We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.
ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.
At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.
Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.
Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!Why Delaware? Why Maryland?