Summary: Prepares, evaluates, and reports routine gynecological and non-gynecological cytological material. Assists in teaching and may help to evaluate new specimen processing procedures.
Minimum of a 2 year degree in a related field and completion of an AMA approved School of Cytotechnology
ASCP-Cyto eligible - must obtain within 12 months
Responsibilities: Informs team manager of unusual problems, questions or complaints. Recognizes basic malfunctions in instruments and/or test procedures. Follows general guidelines to recheck results or correct basic malfunctions. Receives, prepares, stains gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens. Prepares reagents, stains and solutions. Screens and evaluates gynecologic specimens. Refers cases appropriately. Performs acceptably on proficiency surveys, proficiency tests and MD review of slides. Screens and evaluates non-gynecologic specimens. Performs acceptably on proficiency surveys and MD review of slides. Correlates patient clinical data with cytological diagnosis. Maintains quality control and patient follow-up programs. Assists in fine needle aspiration collection and evaluates the adequacy of the specimen, if needed. Assists in the maintenance of FNA supplies and cleanliness of FNA working areas. Assists in the development of policies and procedures. Participates in the CAP accreditation process. Accurately enters all required information in the computer system (I.e. logs, diagnoses, patient histories, billing, etc.). Diligently checks for errors in other people's data entry. Carefully checks patient identifiers.
Credentials: Nonessential: * ASCP-MEDTECH-MLT, MLS, HT, or CT
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
Education: Essential: * Associates Degree in related field Education specialization: Essential: * Cytology
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.