Discover everything you need for a rewarding career within our family of 10 hospitals. Emory Healthcare is Georgia’s most comprehensive academic health system. In this role, you will gain access to innovative technology, a collaborative culture and an academic environment built for lifelong learning.
Emory Medical Laboratory is one of the largest, most comprehensive medical laboratories in Georgia. We employ more than 500 laboratory professionals and perform more than five million tests annually. EML provides high-quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services to local, regional, national and international clients.
- Prepare and stain cytologic material for FNA procedures - Screen and accurately diagnose Gyn, Non-Gyn, and FNA Cytology - Evaluate examination results for validity and reports results as prescribed by standard procedures - May educate staff and students by demonstrative procedures and teaching Cytopathology theory and techniques - Calibrates, performs preventive maintenance, and troubleshoots equipment and instrument malfunctions - Interfaces with service representatives to correct malfunctions - Monitors inventories and communicates need to order lab supplies - Prepares reagents, stains, and solutions as needed - Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development - Attends educational in-services as appropriate - Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments - Maintains accurate and complete documentation of patient information, equipment, results of specimen analysis, and slide screening totals to comply with regulations - Maintains clean, orderly and safe work area - Complies with hospital and laboratory safety and infection control policies and procedures to prevent exposure to infectious materials
- Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, clinical lab science or a chemical, physical or biological science (Other bachelor’s degree will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school of cytotechnology or if science and math coursework meet requirement of certifying agency. Education Exception: Bachelor’s degree may be waived for a cytotechnolgist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor’s degree requirement by ASCP and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services. - At least two years of experience - Experience in Gynecological, Non-gynecological and FNA cytology preferred - ASCP certification as CT - SurePath Pap and Non-Gyn experience preferred.
Physical Requirements: 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
Internal Number: 30973
About Emory Healthcare
Emory Healthcare is an integrated academic healthcare system committed to providing the best care for our patients, educating health professionals and leaders for the future, pursuing discovery research in all of its forms, including basic, clinical, and population-based research, and serving our community. As the clinical enterprise of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) of Emory University (EU), EHC is dedicated to the unifying core purpose, core values, and strategic direction of the WHSC.