Cytotechnologist

Riverside Community Hospital

Full Time
CA, Riverside
Posted 1 month ago

Description

SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered
Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging
from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care
clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care.
Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-
performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

Riverside Community Hospital , Founded in 1901, is a 478 licensed bed,
full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. Riverside
Community Hospital is Gold Seal Certified by The Joint Commission in Total
Hip and Total Knee replacement and is an “A” graded hospital in patient
safety by The Leapfrog Group. RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing
Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a
new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently
completed 5 level state of the art parking garage. With over 500 physicians on
staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside
Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced,
comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest
Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an
average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County’s only
STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers
of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-
invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss,
the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit .

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive
salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our
team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include
401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition
reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.
We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Position Summary:
The cytotechnologist participates in all cytology procedures and examinations,
assisting FNA procedures, and picking up and accessioning of specimens. He/she
is responsible for the accurate microscopic evaluation and diagnosis of both
gynecologic and nongynecologic cytological material. He/she must demonstrate
the appropriate knowledge in order to accurately interpret cells and cellular
components in normal and diseased states. He/she will prepare provisional
diagnosis for all specimens to be reviewed by a pathologist, and performs and
provides guidance to Cyto-Prep personnel’s in the processing and staining of a
variety of specimens. He/she will maintain daily workload records, prepares
summary reports, and assure cytology compliance with CAP and JACHO
requirements..

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

Licensure/ Certification/Registration:

* Current CT license certified through the state of California.
* Current ASCP membership

Education:

* Bachelor’s degree in one of the physical sciences, plus 12 months training in an accredited school of Cytotechnology and pass a national examination for certification approved by the State Board.

Experience:

* A minimum of 5 years experience in Non-Gyn cytology screening is preferred.

Special Qualifications:

* Professional knowledge (such as would be acquired through a baccalaureate program) which includes cytotechnology principles, concepts, and methodology sufficient to perform a broad range of tests, including routine as well as the nonroutine (specialized) cytologic analyses.
* Knowledge of body systems, to facilitate the evaluation of specimens obtained
by a variety of techniques to include fine needle aspiration of major organ
system and subcutaneous masses.
* Understanding of the relationship between relevant clinical data and a variety
of complex, similar, yet different, often overlapping morphological changes
and criteria, to arrive at an accurate diagnostic judgment and acommendation.
* Understanding of anatomy, function, and physiology of all body systems and
sites, as well as of the cells and cellular functions native to those sites,
as well as normal and abnormal cellular changes which may occur.
* Knowledge of accrediting /regulatory agency (CLIA, JCAHO, ASCP, CMS, OSHA, and
COC) requirements sufficient to ensure that work and procedures are consistent
with the standards.
* Knowledge and skills sufficient to provide technical instructions on problems
and advise other departments on cytologic changes.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do
not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability
status.

Notice

Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within
your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the
recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or
personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information,
etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public
webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job
posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact
HCAhrAnswers at1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Job Features

Job CategoryOther