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CytoPreparatory Technician (Cytopathology Lab)

System Services
Date Posted
10 September, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Evening
Requisition Number
316620
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CytoPreparatory Technician (Cytopathology Lab)

Job Description

Overview

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We’re looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

The laboratories of IU Health offer some of the most comprehensive laboratory services in Indiana! Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the laboratories perform more than 19 million tests a year. In addition to IU Health, laboratory testing services are provided to hospitals and physicians across the country.

The CytoPreparatory Technologist at the Cytopathology Lab prepares and stains clinical specimens (gynecological and non-gynecological) for microscope evaluation, using independent judgment to determine the appropriate processing technique. Maintains accurate and complete records of cytology specimens and laboratory functions and participates in providing instruction to students in cytology processing and record keeping. Participates in the continuous improvement of cytology processing as well as to attend continuing education functions pertaining to cytology processing techniques.

HOURS: Monday - Friday 2pm - 10:30pm


 Requires HS grad or GED Equivalent.
• Requires knowledge of various complex and lengthy laboratory techniques and procedures; and the ability to use independent judgment in processing cytology specimens.
• Requires the ability to maintain quality control records and patient results; to perform routine maintenance; as necessary; to use the hospital and laboratory information systems and the ability to prepare reagents; chemicals and stains.
• Requires knowledge of safety regulation and protocols.
• Requires the ability to assist with special laboratory projects as assigned.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the CytoPreparatory Technician (Cytopathology Lab) Role

Overview

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We’re looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

The laboratories of IU Health offer some of the most comprehensive laboratory services in Indiana! Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the laboratories perform more than 19 million tests a year. In addition to IU Health, laboratory testing services are provided to hospitals and physicians across the country.

The CytoPreparatory Technologist at the Cytopathology Lab prepares and stains clinical specimens (gynecological and non-gynecological) for microscope evaluation, using independent judgment to determine the appropriate processing technique. Maintains accurate and complete records of cytology specimens and laboratory functions and participates in providing instruction to students in cytology processing and record keeping. Participates in the continuous improvement of cytology processing as well as to attend continuing education functions pertaining to cytology processing techniques.

HOURS: Monday - Friday 2pm - 10:30pm


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     Requires HS grad or GED Equivalent.
  • Requires knowledge of various complex and lengthy laboratory techniques and procedures; and the ability to use independent judgment in processing cytology specimens.
  •  Requires the ability to maintain quality control records and patient results; to perform routine maintenance; as necessary; to use the hospital and laboratory information systems and the ability to prepare reagents; chemicals and stains.
  •  Requires knowledge of safety regulation and protocols.
  •  Requires the ability to assist with special laboratory projects as assigned.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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