Join a world-class academic healthcare system, UChicago Medicine, as a Cytotechnologist in the Anatomic Pathology Lab. In this role as a Cytotechnologist, you will conduct microscopic examination of non-gynecologic and gynecologic specimens and record finding in LIS computer system. This position may assists with specimen adequacy assessment during ROSE procedures. Records required data on daily screening and participates in quality control assessments. Cytotechnologist work collaboratively with colleagues, participates in process improvement projects, and trains Cytotechnology students.
In consultation with the Anatomical Pathology Manager, pathologists and Medical Directors, the Cytotechnologist is responsible for screening and diagnosing gynecological and non-gynecological slides. Activities include accessioning, staining, assisting in Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) for on-site adequacy evaluation of FNA procedures, and reporting results according to established procedures. In addition, participates in all cytology quality control procedures and complies with quality assurance and quality management standards within the department as outlined by the department and applicable regulatory agencies.
Essential Job Functions
• Certification as Cytotechnologist (CT) or Specialist in Cytotechnology (SCT) through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent
Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.
We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.
University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs
The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.