Madison, WI
Aug 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91635-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91635-AS

Working Title: Cytotechnologist Senior



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,406 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A bachelor's degree in biologic or related science field and CT(ASCP) or SCT(ASCP) certification.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

This position requires a minimum of 7 years experience in Cytotechnology.

Position Summary:

Microscopic screening of gyn and non-gyn slide preparations for the detection of precancerous and cancerous conditions. The incumbent must have knowledge of the field of cytotechnology and be able to perform cytopreparatory procedures. Must be ASCP registered Cytotechnologist. Must pass annual proficiency test event with a score of at least 90%. This position is under the general supervision of a Cytotechnologist Supervisor. The hours for this position are 7:45am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

The person in this position is expected to model and use the tools and principles of quality management in their daily work including: Demonstrate exceptional customer service by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with managers, supervisors, co-workers, and all customers. Consistently model the skills for getting and giving constructive feedback. Learn and use data collection tools for decision making. Instruct other staff in the purpose and use of these tools. Use effective team skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit and the organization. Present ideas, carry out assignment, and provide information. Lead and facilitate teams. Participate in continuous learning through professional development activities. Research and introduce opportunities to other staff. Effectively share knowledge and skills obtained through professional development.

As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Additional Information:

Knowledge and Skills
Considerable knowledge of the principles of cytology as applied to the analysis of specimens submitted for early detection of malignancy.
Considerable knowledge of modern laboratory principles, techniques, and procedures used in the cytology department.
Skill in the performance of cytologic tests, specimen analysis, and assigned research.
Ability to apply laboratory principles and clinical analysis leading to the diagnosis of disease as it applies to cytology.
Ability to perform laboratory work independently and relieve physicians of routine work leading to the interpretation of laboratory findings.
Ability utilize modern histological techniques under the supervision of a Pathologist including embedding, use of a microtome, tissue orientation, and staining is preferred
(HT)ASCP or (HLT)ASCP certification within the first 2 years of employment is preffered
Effective communication skills.
Effective problem solving skills.
Effective team skills.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Computer knowledge and ability to learn new computer skills.
Ability to learn and perform technical advances in cytology and related fields as they develop.


Heather Sauer
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

To apply for this job, please upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email or call Heather Sauer, 608-890-1152.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 07 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 4 Sep 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time