Cytotechnologist III (FT), Lab-Cytology (Lebanon, NH)
Company: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Posted on: April 30, 2021
Sign-on/Retention Bonus Incentives up to $8000 for this
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical
Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire is seeking a full-time
cytotechnologist to join a vibrant and growing cytology laboratory.
Cytotechnologists participate in a broad range of basic and complex
cases encountered at the largest tertiary academic medical center
in New Hampshire. The cytology laboratory supports an active FNA
ROSE service with use of telecytology technology for procedures in
OR, Endoscopy, CT, IR and clinics. Cytotechnologists assist
with the teaching of medical students, pathology residents and
cytopathology fellows. Satellite site for the University of
Nebraska Medical Center Cytotechnology Program; cytotechnologists
are tasked with coordinating and teaching cytotechnology
The cytology section works closely
with the world-renown Dartmouth Laboratory for Clinical Genomics
and Advanced Technology (CGAT) and has major funded research
programs in informatics - including deep learning - related to
cytology. Cytotechnologists assist with specimen collection
for research studies organized through the Norris Cotton Cancer
Position Summary and
Analyze and interpret cellular
changes caused by disease processes. Prepare samples of
microscopic examination by processing and staining clinical
gynecological and non-gynecological specimens. Perform
thorough microscopic examination of the slides to detect and
interpret cellular changes, document initial findings, and route to
cytopathologist for final diagnosis when necessary. Assist
clinician colleagues with slide preparation during fine needle
aspiration procedures and perform on-site adequacy assessments as
needed. Participate and assist in research and development
activities. Mentor and teach all aspects of cytology to
residents, medical students, fellows, and new
cytotechnologists. Actively participate in compliance and
quality management activities on a daily basis. Perform other
duties as required or assigned.
The successful candidate will be able
to demonstrate the following:
FNA ROSE experience required;
telecytology experience preferred.
Ability to perform mentally demanding
tasks and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Proficiency with computer
entry/retrieval of lab results.
In-depth knowledge of anatomy;
histology; benign and abnormal cytology of all body sites.
Ability to utilize independent
judgment and provide patient-focused care in a clinical setting
through the accurate microscopic evaluation of cases.
Experience performing 10% quality
control review of negative Pap tests.
Position requires knowledge of
various complex laboratory techniques and procedures.
*External applicants only, and
certain conditions apply
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
required, unless prior to September 1992 with two years at an
- Successful completion of a 12 month CAAHEP accredited
Cytotechnology program required.
- 2 years’ experience.
Keywords: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Portland , Cytotechnologist III (FT), Lab-Cytology (Lebanon, NH), Other , Portland, Maine
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