Cytotechnologist - Per Diem, 7000 Sign On Bonus

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 172248-1A
Date Posted: Aug 22, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the direction of the Cytology Supervisor, performs a variety of tasks associated with the microscopic examination of gynecologic cell samples using the thin prep and conventional slide preparation techniques.  Examines non-gynecologic specimens including bronchial, biliary tract, and other specimens as well as fine needle aspirations (FNA) from various sites.  Assists with onside slide preparation and specimen preparation for radiologic and non-radiologically guided FNAs.  Assists in non-gynecologic cyto-preparations as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. 

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Board Certification C.T. (A.S.C.P.) or eligible.


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of clinical tests and standards necessary to perform complex tests and accurately report result.
  • Analytic ability to perform complex tests, to interpret findings, perform calculations, calibrate instruments, etc.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate clinical testing problems and to effect corrective action procedures and modifications.
  • Ability to independently assess clinical test results and recommend appropriate additional tests and procedures to medical staff.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and instruction within area of expertise.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, to utilize good judgment, work accurately under pressure and handle stress to met deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity and acuity necessary to prepare specimens, prepare solutions, screen specimens, and operate instrumentation and a computer.
  • Interpersonal verbal and written English language skills sufficient to exchange information with physicians and other colleagues.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • In the absence of certain of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:    Up to 5 years in a hospital cytology laboratory.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.