UK Healthcare is seeking an experienced Cytotechnologist. This position will perform laboratory procedures under the direction of the Cytopathology Supervisor. Must successfully meet required performance standards of competency and proficiency testing. Perform cytology screening procedures with accuracy. Have similar pick-up rates for abnormalities and error rates do not exceed thresholds. Accurately use CoPath Plus computer system to record all procedures that are performed. Record neatly and legibly all documentation that is required to be written as opposed to computer entry. Is able to remain calm in high-pressure situations and make quick decisions. Change priorities as emergency situations arise. Keep up to date on all new procedures and policy changes in the Cytology procedure manual. Perform or assist with projects or duties as assigned and approved by supervisor and/or director.
ThinPrep and Hologic imaging system desired.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
CT at time of hire
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.