Strength Through Diversity
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The CYTO Laboratory Coordinator prepares slides of cellular specimens, completes initial screening and assists pathologists as needed.
Roles & 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
- Education: Bachelor of Science, major in Biological Science
- Experience: No experience required
- Licenses: Cytotechnologist
All Cytotechnologists must have graduated from an approved school of cytotechnology accredited 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).
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.