Company: Boulder Community Health
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Per Diem, Weekdays 7:30am - 4:00pm. Various hours/week. Pay
Range is between $34.17-$51.27/hr, depending on years of relevant
and like experience. **Range includes per diem differential.
+$2.50/hr for evening and weekend shifts. Boulder Community Health
is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the
100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are
honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best
Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from
Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be
part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good
knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and
positively contribute to the community. POSITION SUMMARY Performs
microscopic examination and diagnosis of benign conditions and
abnormalities in cell samples from various body sites.
Performs cytopreparation and assists at fine needle aspirations
Is involved in quality assurance program and cytology continuing
Assists in maintaining departmental work flow, turn-around time and
Responsible for customer service and education. JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education or Formal Training Have a Bachelor's of Science from an
Have graduated from a school of Cytotechnology accredited by the
committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or other
organization approved by HHS; or
Be certified in Cytotechnology by a certifying agency approved by
Before September 1, 1992- (C1) Have successfully completed 2 years
in an accredited institution with at least 12 semester hours in
science, 8 hours of which are in biology and (Ci) have had 12
months of training in a school of Cytotechnology accredited by an
accrediting agency approved by HHS; or
Have received 6 months of formal training in a school of
Cytotechnology accredited by an accrediting agency approved by HHS
and 6 months of full-time experience in Cytotechnology in a
laboratory acceptable to the pathologist who directed the formal 6
months of training; or
Have achieved a satisfactory grade to qualify as a cytotechnologist
in a proficiency examination approved by HHS and designed to
qualify persons as cytotechnologists
Bachelor's Degree in Cytotechnology, copy of academic degree or
transcript required; or certified in Cytotechnology by a certifying
agency approved by HHS.
Liquid-based Pap test certification.
Certificate from Board of Certification (ASCP) as a
Cytotechnologist (on or after January 1, 2004). Skill and Ability
Manual dexterity, visual acuity, and an exceptional ability to sit
and concentrate for at least 2 hours
Demonstrate use of the accepted cytological criteria and Bethesda
Conforms to departmental policy and job requirements
Ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure
Ability to adjust to changing situations and work assignments
Ability to work without continual and/or direct supervision
Requires exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving
Ability to communicate with co-workers, clients, the public and
Requires efficient time management
Must be able to recognize and cope with emergencies
Must maintain professional appearance and attitude
Professional discretion with patient information ESSENTIAL DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the general direction of a pathologist,
determines final microscopic diagnosis on gynecologic cell samples
which are within normal limits and gives the preliminary
microscopic diagnosis on abnormal gynecologic and all
nongynecologic cell samples.
Maintains current reporting terminology for cytologic
Documents information on HR and 10%QC rescreen specimens on QC log
sheet and submits with the worksheets to senior
Reviews QC specimens returned by senior cytotechnologist and
submits comments within 24 hours.
Process specimens using ThinPrep techniques and provide on-site
assessment of adequacy for Non-Gyn fine needle aspirations (FNAs)
in the Ultrasound, CT, EUS, Interventional Radiology and ICU
departments as requested.
Performs clerical duties when requested.
Maintains microscope and other laboratory equipment in optimal
Maintains proficiency in the field.
Maintains clean and orderly work area 90% of the time.
Observes safety regulations and other related hospital policies.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES Physical demands for the
cytotechnologist include manual dexterity to successfully operate a
standard light microscope, visual acuity to accurately screen
specimen slides, and the ability to sit and concentrate for a
duration of at least 2 hours. About Boulder Community Health and
Boulder, Colorado Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with
respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has
built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and
operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain
dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing
access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky
Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the
outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice.
Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing
community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along
with competitive compensation and benefits, including
health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center,
Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!
EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace Location: Boulder
Community Health · FH Lab - Anatomic Pathology
Schedule: Per Diem - no regular schedule - vacation coverage only,
Days - 8 hour shifts, M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
Keywords: Boulder Community Health, Boulder , Cytotechnologist, Other , Boulder, Colorado
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