NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Cytotechnologist.
In this role, the successful candidate Works closely with Manager Supervisor/ Section Head and Staff Pathologists to deliver quality sample review and analysis. Performs specimen adequacy and accessions fine needle aspirations. Operates the telecytology microscope in conjunction with pathologists. Screens and interprets Gyn, non-Gyn and FNA slides.
Performs other duties as assigned
Operates the telecytology microscope in conjunction with pathologists. Performs specimen adequacy and accessions fine needle aspirations.
Screens and interprets gyn, non-gyn and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) slides.
Reviews previous pathology/cytology history for correlation with present specimen. Follows 'high risk' PAP criteria for pathologist review of high risk negative PAPs.
Participates in quality assurance and quality control as directed. Participates in proficiency testing programs and quality assurance programs.
Maintains accurate records of daily workload. Maintains daily slide maximum or maximum assigned number by pathologist (i.e. 100 slides).
Participates in resident training and training of other students as they rotate through the cytology section.
Maintains current knowledge in the field of cytology medicine. Maintains continuing education requirements as regulated by the NYS Department of Education (DOE).
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Diploma Accredited Cytotechnology program. Cytotechnologist License - NYS. ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathology) Certification. 3 - 5 years Experience in cytology. 1 - 2 years Experience in performing fine needle aspiration adequacy assessment. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, organization and leadership skills. Technical skills related to the laboratory discipline. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)..
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Major consistent with NYS Department of Education Cytotechnologist requirements. ThinPrep and SurePath Certification.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.