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.
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
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.
High School Diploma or GED
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