• Job Title: Cytotechnologist
  • Job ID: 447501
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Pathology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $25.00
  • Salary Range Max: $36.00

Position summary

Cytotechnologist (Job Opening 447501) - The Cytology Laboratory is a functional area within the Department of Pathology which receives fresh and preserved specimens and prepared smears from OSU inpatient departments, outpatient departments, and outreach physician offices; Cytotechnologist to provide primary screening of gynecologic (GYN) and exfoliative (non-GYN) patient samples submitted to Adena Regional Medical Center cytology laboratory; locates and interprets specimens that are noted to have abnormal cytologic changes; submits abnormal specimens to a cytopathologist for further evaluation; evaluates on-site fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) slides at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio; performs specimen adequacy assessment for FNAB and provides meaningful explanation of the microscopic findings to clinician(s) performing FNAB; As needed, prepares patient samples submitted for evaluation using laboratory techniques and instrumentation in the cytopreparation laboratory as outlined in the standard operating policy and procedures manual; participates in division quality assurance activities; successfully completes required annual proficiency testing survey; participates in GYN and non-GYN educational challenges. Hours of work are first shift.

Education and experience

Bachelor's degree in cytotechnology, biology, medical technology or related field AND a certificate from an approved school of cytotechnology is required; CT (ASCP) registration required or eligible with successful completion within one year of employment; experience with cytology preparation methods and staining processes preferred; Requires successful completion of a background check; Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.