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Cytotechnologist (Academic Health Center - Indianapolis)

System Services
Date Posted
19 November, 2021
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Requisition Number
319621
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Cytotechnologist (Academic Health Center - Indianapolis)

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 Cytotechnologist at the Academic Health Center - Indianapolis prepares and stains clinical specimens (gynecological and non-gynecological) and microscopically evaluates them, using independent judgment to interpret minute cellular differences which indicate the presence or absence of malignant or pre-malignant changes. Assists the pathologist or attending physician performing complicated medical procedures to collect body substances (such as fine needle aspirations). Participates in research and development activities. May act as cytology general supervisor after three years of experience as a cytotechnologist.

Main Location: Academic Health Center - Pathology Lab, Methodist Hospital & University Hospital 

Some Travel to Arnett Hospital, Ball Memorial Hospital, West Hospital & Saxony Hospital to preform FNA. 

MONDAY - FRIDAY 


 Bachelor degree in Cytotechnology or related field required.
• Registered (ASCP; AMT; NCA; or equivalent) Cytotechnology required.
• Requires proficiency at computer entry/retrieval of lab results.
• Requires ability to perform mentally demanding; repetitive tasks.
• Requires in-depth knowledge of anatomy; histology; benign and abnormal cytology of all body sites.
• Requires ability to utilize independent judgment in generating test results.
• Requires analytical skills to interpret cellular samples from all body sites.
• Requires the ability to maintain accuracy and efficiency in completing patient tests; recording and reporting test results.
• Requires knowledge of various complex and lengthy laboratory techniques and procedures.

 

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 Cytotechnologist (Academic Health Center - Indianapolis) 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 Cytotechnologist at the Academic Health Center - Indianapolis prepares and stains clinical specimens (gynecological and non-gynecological) and microscopically evaluates them, using independent judgment to interpret minute cellular differences which indicate the presence or absence of malignant or pre-malignant changes. Assists the pathologist or attending physician performing complicated medical procedures to collect body substances (such as fine needle aspirations). Participates in research and development activities. May act as cytology general supervisor after three years of experience as a cytotechnologist.

Main Location: Academic Health Center - Pathology Lab, Methodist Hospital & University Hospital 

Some Travel to Arnett Hospital, Ball Memorial Hospital, West Hospital & Saxony Hospital to preform FNA. 

MONDAY - FRIDAY 


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     Bachelor degree in Cytotechnology or related field required.
  • Registered (ASCP; AMT; NCA; or equivalent) Cytotechnology required.
  •  Requires proficiency at computer entry/retrieval of lab results.
  •  Requires ability to perform mentally demanding; repetitive tasks.
  •  Requires in-depth knowledge of anatomy; histology; benign and abnormal cytology of all body sites.
  •  Requires ability to utilize independent judgment in generating test results.
  •  Requires analytical skills to interpret cellular samples from all body sites.
  •  Requires the ability to maintain accuracy and efficiency in completing patient tests; recording and reporting test results.
  •  Requires knowledge of various complex and lengthy laboratory techniques and procedures.

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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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