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Cyto Laboratory Coordinator - Pathology - Per Diem
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The Per Diem Cyto Laboratory Coordinator prepares slides of cellular specimens, completes initial screening and assists pathologists as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Evaluates cytologic material for the diagnosis of established pathogenesis and signs out negative GYN (PAP) smears
- Evaluates non-GYN material for the diagnosis of pathologic entities
- Applies expertise in technologies toward teaching and clinical diagnostic purpose, devises new procedures and techniques
- Performs data gathering and entering of diagnosis and other data into a computer application
- Maintains equipment in working order and troubleshoots equipment problems
- Maintains records and documentation of quality control and laboratory test results, implements corrective action when tolerance limits are exceeded
- Assists at FNA procedures informing the radiologist of the adequacy of the materials aspirated
- Accessions laboratory specimens
- Prepares non-GYN specimens utilizing special techniques
- Prepares thin layer preparations for GYN and non-GYN materials
- Stains, coverslips and labels specimens
- Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents; orders same as depleted
- Follows laboratory and personnel safety guidelines
- Follows institutional guidelines
- Apprises supervisor of any problems that are beyond own knowledge and expertise
- Performs other duties as required
- Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science
- NYS Education Cytotechnologist License required
- All Cytotechnologists must have graduated from an accredited cytotechnology program by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) or a HHS (Health and human services) accredited school, or meet the other requirements under CLIA'88(Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments)
- 0-1 years of experience required
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Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
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