Generous PTO, up to 8% employer match on 403(b), employer paid life insurance and employer paid long term disability.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: Path1
Under the technical and general direction of the Laboratory's Medical Directors, the cytotechnologist performs microscopic examination of cytology specimens to deliver an appropriate diagnostic decision to the pathologist. With the administrative direction of the Lab Facilitator and the Administrative Director, the Cytotechnologist maintains the cytology section in compliance with regulatory agencies. Exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).
Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
Works standard 40 hour week with supervisory approval as necessary to meet staffing and workload requirements. Works in a pathology setting with adequate lighting, space and well maintained area and equipment. Physical exertion is light required. Near visual acuity and color discrimination required for microscopic examinations. Potential for exposure to toxic, caustic, and flammable chemicals/reagents. The tasks of this job involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissue. Stress may be associated with difficult cases requiring prolonged time on the microscope. Must be able to move or position 25 lbs. independently.
Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree. Completion of accredited Cytotechnology program. Experience: Three (3) years’ experience required. Five (5) years’ experience preferred.
EQUIPMENT USED/SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Color discrimination and near visual acuity required for microscopic examinations.
Excellence is more than what we do, it’s who we are!Located in central Kentucky, the Ephraim McDowell Health system offers three hospitals. Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, our flagship hospital, is located in Danville. It has been serving the community from its current location since 1918. Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital, located in Stanford, joined our health system in 2001. And Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital, located in Harrodsburg, joined the EMH family in 2017. All are equipped with advanced technology and highly-skilled and qualified providers. The Emergency Departments at the three hospitals are also verified as Trauma Centers and provide care 24 hours a day. The Emergency Departments are also certified as Pediatric Ready. In addition, Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital provide maternity care with private birthing suites. We invite you to learn more about the services provided. Please visit www.emhealth.org for more information. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits effective first day of employment. We offer sponsorship and programs to pay students while in the MLT or MT program as well as ...100% tuition reimbursement and bonus opportunities for select positions. Hiring for full-time, PRN and internal agency positions.