Company: Boulder Community Health
Posted on: November 20, 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 peoples
lives and positively contribute to the community.
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.
Education or Formal Training
Have a Bachelors of Science from an accredited university.
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
Bachelors 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
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
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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