UTMB Health is a modern health sciences center with world-renowned research facilities and a dynamic network of hospitals and clinics located throughout the Gulf Coast region of Texas, and we are searching for a Cytotechnologist for our new Clear Lake Campus.
Come and grow with us! UTMB Health has expanded its world-renowned “BEST CARE” services beyond Galveston and into the South Houston market over the past decade. The expansion includes the acquisition of an Angleton Danbury Campus, League City Campus, and the opening of our new Clear Lake Campus. Take advantage of this opportunity to grow with us in Excellence!
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Cytotechnologist provides clinical diagnostic study of cells for the purpose of recognizing and classifying malignant and benign inflammatory and irritative conditions.
• Fixes, stains, and prepares microscopic slides to preserve specimen and enhance visibility. • Evaluates cell color, shape, and size to determine abnormalities. • Examines human cell samples to determine the presence of precancerous changes, cancer, or infections. • Performs a variety of laboratory procedures. • Assists clinicians within the hospital for the procurement of material from fine needle aspirations. • Assures specimen labeling requirements are met and all necessary clinical information is available. • Responds to inquiries regarding test results, methodology, and specific factors that can influence test results. • Assists with or performs accessioning, processing, and staining of specimens in accordance with the cytology processing manual. • Records classification and presents unusual characteristics to the pathologist. • Maintains records of assignments performed in cytology section. • Participates in continuing education, quality control procedures and documents accordingly; participates in proficiency testing. • Maintains laboratory area and equipment and performs including proper disposal of all bio-hazardous materials and chemically hazardous materials. • Maintains accurate inventory to complete work, and orders supplies as needed. • Adheres to internal controls established for department. • Adheres to all safety protocols in each laboratory area.
Bachelor’s degree in related field, and certification as a Cytotechnologist by an approved accrediting agency required.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.
Internal Number: 62691
About UTMB Health - Clear Lake Campus
The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is a component of the University of Texas System located in Galveston, Texas, about 50 miles southeast of downtown Houston. As a major academic medical center, UTMB Health includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Biomedical Sciences; a robust research enterprise that attracts nearly $150 million in funding annually; a comprehensive inpatient care complex with hospitals in Galveston, Angleton, League City, and Clear Lake, and Level 1 trauma center on Galveston Island; and an extensive network of campus- and community-based outpatient clinics. Its 12,000 employees work on the main campus in Galveston and at locations throughout East, Southeast and South Texas.