Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
Employment Type Full-Time
Currently, CareMount Medical is looking to hire a Cytotechnologist for a full-time role at our Mount Kisco Laboratory location. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to begin their career in the Laboratory sciences at one of New York's finest healthcare organizations right here in the Hudson Valley. We provide competitive pay, benefits, tuition reimbursement and the chance to grow in one's career. If you have what it takes... apply today!!
The group has always maintained a firm commitment to each of our patients...to provide high quality medical and surgical care in a warm, friendly setting, and in a caring manner. Each and every member of our professional and support staff is dedicated to this ideal - physicians, nurses, technicians and support personnel.
General Statement of Duties: Perform the specialized and complex technical tasks involved in screening slides of clinical specimens for evidence of cancer or other pathological conditions to include marking abnormalities, recording interpretations and presenting cases for subsequent review by a pathologist.
Physical Demands: Requires sitting for long periods of time. Requires manual dexterity and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires visual acuity and normal color perception. Must be able to view slides through a microscope for long periods of time and must be able to concentrate attention on the task at hand. Must be detail-oriented.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in the cytology laboratory area and cytology review area. Work may be stressful at times. Involves contact with biological specimens. Exposure to communicable disease, chemical substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinical environment are possible.
Job Responsibilities: (This list may not contain all the duties assigned and can change)
Maintain specimen integrity and patient identification of all samples examined.
Screen and evaluate cytology slides.
Perform rapid assessments of fine needle aspirations.
Enter and/or report results into the laboratory information system as applicable.
Adhere to and document required quality control activities.
Comply with all local and federal regulations.
Participate successfully in required training and competency assessment.
Participate in a CMS approved proficiency testing program annually, as applicable.
Acquire and document required number of continuing education hours annually.
Actively supports and assists in implementation and monitoring of quality control and quality assurance policies
Participate in and document quality control re-screening as applicable.
Maintain confidentiality of patient test results in accordance with HIPAA.
Perform other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, specimen processing and data entry.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Slide examination rate must comply with NYS Cytopathology Standard 14 and 15, which on average does not exceed 17.5 slides per hour for location-guided methods and 12.5 slides per hour for conventional methods. Must be conscientious and thorough. Must have the ability to concentrate at the microscope. Must be able to work alone and handle stressful circumstances. Must be proficient using LIS. Must be able to solve problems. Must be able to work as part of a team and interact with other medical and non-medical staff professionally.
Qualifications / Education:
BS Degree in Biology or related science. Must complete and graduate from an accredited Cytotechnology program.
NYS Cytotechnologist License is required. (Requires ASCP Certification)
Four years’ experience as a cytotechnologist, preferred, but not required.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. CareMount is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability
Caremount Medical - Clinical
Why Work Here?
New York's largest, physician-owned, multi specialty group.
CareMount Medical, P.C. is the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, providing comprehensive medical care of the highest quality to over 640,000 patients in more than 45 locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties and New York City. Founded in 1946 as Mount Kisco Medical Group, CareMount has grown to over 600 physicians and advanced practice professionals representing more than 40 different medical specialties. CareMount is affiliated with world-class organizations including Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Health System, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. CareMount offers on-site laboratory and radiology services, endoscopy and infusion suites, and operates eight urgent-care centers. Our physicians are frequently recognized as best doctors in respected publications and have been featured in lists including New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors,” Westchester and Hudson Valley Magazine’s “Top Doctors” as well as in Castle Connolly Medical’s “Top Doctors.” For additional information about CareMount Medical and its specialties, please visit: www.caremountmedical.com. CareMount Medical is a registered service mark of CareMount Medical P.C.
CareMount Medical is the largest, independent multi-specialty medical group in New York State. CareMount Medical provides the highest quality medical care in over 40 different locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Ulster counties. We provide medical care to over 500,000 patients in 43 different locations.Founded in 1946, CareMount Medical has grown to 560 physicians representing 43 different medical specialties with major campuses in:Mount KiscoCarmelKatonahKingstonFishkillJefferson ValleyPoughkeepsieRhinebeck