Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. Cytology Assistant in Austin, Texas

To prepare and process specimens for cytologic studies through microscopic examination. To perform a variety of clerical tests carrying independent judgment.

Responsible for assigned clerical duties. Responsible for adherence to safety requirements involved with specimen handling and preparation. Promotes quality client/patient relations and creates supportive climate by serving as a role model. Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the laboratory. Adheres to laboratory policies and regulations. Works with minimal direction; consults with cytotechnologists and Cytology Support supervisor as needed. Operates general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards and CRT, manual and automated stainers and slide coverslippers, centrifuges, manual pipettes. Effectively communicates via written, verbal, face-to-face, telephone and computer methods. Ability to read and write.

Typical

  • Maintains records of work performed.

  • Files records and correspondence

  • Reports Cytology results to CPL clients

  • Act as a liaison between the Cytology laboratory and CPL clients

  • Trouble shoots and resolves problems with clients.

  • Enter and releases Cytology results using the Antrim system

Periodic

  • Files both normal and abnormal slides for future reference

  • Prepares Gynecological and Non-Gynecological slides for microscopic examinations

  • Stains specimens to make specific parts of the cell more visible for microscopic study.

  • Must be able to properly coverslip and properly label slides for examination.

  • May perform related clerical and other duties including operation of various office machines, CRT data terminals and special laboratory equipment.

Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

Required - one year of general clerical related duties and data entry experience.

Preferred - two years of general office experience to include pathology lab experience.

Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment background check and drug screen, EOE

Shift: First shift

External Company Name: Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc.

External Company URL: www.ascp.org

Additional Information (Text Only): Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment background check and drug screen, EOE