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Lead Cytotechnologist
Ref No.: 20-00516
Category: Biotechnology
Location: Burlington, North Carolina
  • Screen and evaluate gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens for the determination of malignant or related abnormal conditions
  • Screening of all liquid based cytology, including ThinPrep and Surepath specimens, both manual and Image Guided, as well as conventional slides
  • Responsible for maintaining your individual daily workload (CPM) per SOP
  • Perform microscopic evaluation of cytological specimens following laboratory procedures and workload policies
  • Maintain absolute integrity in the accurate performance and reporting of results
  • Participate in CAP inter-laboratory comparison programs and continuing education courses as needed
  • Finalize testing results into the computer in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain departmental equipment according to manufacturer specifications
  • Comply with all safety, infection control, and HIPAA policies
  • Responsible for team assessment during safety evacuations and drills
  • Management of Triage and Unsatisfactory Pap Smears
  • Management of Remake/Reprocessing Log
  • Bench tech support: answers and helps with technical issues.
  • Assist customer service as needed
  • Assist supervisor(s) as needed

  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Science is preferred
  • 5 years of experience as a Cytotechnologist
  • Meet all required Cytology credentials
  • ASCP Certification is required
  • Ability to pass a Slide Screening Test
  • Knowledge of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with laboratory information systems (LIS)
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal