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Cytotechnologist 8/12/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H85103
AJE Ref #
575862721
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Cytotechnologist

UCLA Title:
Cyto Tchno

Job No.:
H85103

Work Hours:
Per Diem - as needed

Work Location:
CHS-AL 209

Job Type:
Limited Appt

Duration:
One Year

Minimum Salary:
$40.94 / $7124

Maximum Salary:
$54.01 / $9398

Layoff Referral Deadline:


Bargaining Unit:
HX



JOB DUTIES:

Under the general direction of the Cytology manager, the incumbent will primarily perform GYN (Pap) and NON-GYN/FNA screening duties. The cytotechnologist will microscopically evaluate and record interpretations for GYN and Non-Gynecologic cytologic material rendering a preliminary diagnosis for Non-gynecologic and abnormal Pap smears and rendering a final diagnosis on negative Pap smears not selected for QC re-screening. Utilize the current Bethesda (2015) System for Reporting Cervical Cytology. Perform data entry into the UCLA Beaker system and access patient information in the UCLA CareConnect system as related to patient care following HIPPA guidelines and respecting patient confidentiality. General range of additional duties may include the following: assist with fine needle aspiration (FNA) and Renal biopsy adequacy procedures; assist as needed with specimen grossing, specimen preparation and other lab and office tasks. Participate in continuing education with \\"in-House\\" conferences and other Cytology section continuing education activities. Provide back-up to other positions in the laboratory. Participate in continuing education at local and state workshop meetings, and national meetings when possible. Perform required compliance tasks. Participate in other projects and perform other duties as requested by the section Manager.

*This position may convert to career*



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: ThinPrep certification. SurePath morphology certifications. Cytotechnology ASCP certification and CA license. Able to evaluate and diagnose cytologic materials according to ASCP guidelines. Working knowledge of the essentials of normal and abnormal cytologic principles. Good organizational skills. Able to maintain good interrelationships with house staff, faculty, and patients. Able to maintain good legible records. Flexibility, time management, and able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another according to section needs. Able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, supervisors, peers and other customers/suppliers and patients. Able to work as a team. Able to maintain confidentiality and provide excellent customer service.



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