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Clinical Laboratory Technologist II-III/Cytotechnologist

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Clinical Laboratory Technologist II-III/Cytotechnologist-1802472


Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist / Cytotechnologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population, and will also Interact in a professional manner with nursing staff, physicians, support staff, peers and other members of the hospital community. Will maintain a general knowledge of safe practices and conducts oneself in a manner consistent with those practices to insure the safety of all Laboratory personnel.

Using a microscope, a cytotechnologist will examine Gynecologic (GYN), Non-Gynecologic (NonGYN), and Fine Needle Aspirations (FNA’s) cytology specimens to determine if a specimen is benign and/or malignant. Any abnormal findings are presented to the Pathologist and a final diagnosis is rendered. This information will permit therapeutic decisions and follow-up monitoring of the patient.


Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Screen Cytology specimens (Gynecologic, Non-Gynecologic and (FNA’s) to determine whether the cellular changes meet guidelines to necessitate referral to the Pathologist. Obtains patient history that would be relevant to the final cytologic diagnosis.
  • Schedule and attend FNA’s (i.e.: Endoscopy, CAT scan, Ultrasound and CancerCenter, etc) to determine specimen adequacy.
  • Obtain patient history that would be relevant to the final cytologic diagnosis utilizing Copath, Cerner/Powerchart.
  • Process specimens for microscopic evaluation when needed (i.e. registration, ordering, accessioning and cytopreparation) according to established policies & procedures.
  • Participate in Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Participate in Proficiency Testing and Continuing Education

Qualifications
Required:
You have received formal training from an accredited school of Cytotechnology. Have passed the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) registry exam (CT, ASCP). Candidate must be a registered Cytotechnologist with NYSED and have a NYSED license in Cytotechnology. Baccalaureate Degree.

Preferred:

A minimum of two to five years of experience in Cytotechnology.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.


Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police




Official Job Title: TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist I
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Cytology Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00pmCytology Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Aug 10, 2018
Posting End Date: Aug 24, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4

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Posted: 8/11/2018
Application Due: 8/25/2018
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