Follows established standard practices: Prepares and stains microscopic slides from specimens of blood, tissue scrapings and body fluids. Examines cells of the human body to detect evidence of cancer, abnormalities and other pathological conditions. Categorizes slides, records classification, compiles listings of patients for follow-up analysis, and reports all unusual cell structures or abnormalities to the Pathologist. Addresses all daily operations of the cytology laboratory.
Bachelors degree in Science or equivalent
1-2 years experience; Prefer 2-3 years experience of high complexity testing in an acute care hospital setting
Cytotechnologist (ASCP) or eligible; MUST OBTAIN within 12 months of hire
Knowledge of ThinPrep analyzers and PAP stainer equipment
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.