Sonora Quest Labs Cytology Technologist - 5906 in Tucson, Arizona

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This position will work in high volume hospital environment with fine-needle aspirations assist. Heavy non-gynecological screening. This position will interact with pathologists and pathology residents at our laboratory inside BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER in TUCSON, AZ.



ABOUT BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER TUCSONn

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus, is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report.



POSITION SUMMARYn

Responsible for quality and productive microscopic examination and evaluation of gynecological and non-gynecological specimens, primarily for the diagnosis of malignant and pre-malignant conditions. This position is required to keep daily workload records in accordance with CLIA '88.

+ Microscopically screens and evaluates all cytologic specimens with a level of productivity in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.

+ Participates in proficiency testing in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.

+ Obtains a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education annually, including monthly microscope sessions, in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.

+ Appropriately refers abnormal cases to pathologists for sign-out using established cytologic criteria.Maintains TIS Full Screen rate in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.

+ Maintains department performance indicators of corrective action, EC Absent rate and ASCUS:SIL ratio in accordance with the established performance standards for cytotechnologists.







MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

+ Completion of approved cytologic training program and registered (or eligible) by the ASCP.

+ A Bachelor's degree is required for individuals registered by the ASCP after September 1, 1994.

+ Good interpersonal and organizational skills required.







This position requires attaining 80% on an internal proficiency test at the time of interview. This position requires passing annually the required CAP-PT (or approved alternative by CLIA). This position requires maintaining 80% proficiency on quarterly GYN CAP mailings as well as 24 continuing education credits each year.



ABOUT TUCSON



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