Lab Assistant - Cytology Department
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Technician, Cytopreparatory I - Irving, TX - Tuesday-Saturday
3am - 11:30amUnder general supervision, the position is proficient
in all of the functions required of the Assistant Cytopreparatory
Technician. They are directly responsible for decision making,
interacting, and reporting to the Cytology Prep Team
Leader/Supervisor and/or Manager. All job accountabilities and
duties required of the Assistant Cytopreparatory Technician.
Accessions and processes Gyn specimens for microscopic evaluation.
This includes assigning accession numbers, and Thin Prep
Processing. Follows all local, Business Unit, and corporate safety
policies and assures compliance of the Cytology Prep Lab. Disposes
and labels biohazard waste appropriately. Minimal Problem solving.
Maintains specimen identification and integrity throughout all
processes of the department. Must begin and complete all
assignments with minimal supervision. Must be able to collaborate
with other departments and colleagues for problem-solving. Must
have great attention to details and the ability to remain calm in
difficult situations. All other duties as
assigned.QUALIFICATIONSRequired Work Experience:N/APreferred Work
Experience: 1 year of Anatomic Pathology experience preferred.
Anatomic Pathology experience is desirable but not
required.Physical and Mental Requirements: Finger dexterity and
hand-eye coordination. Handling of specimens and supplies. Large
amounts of standing, sitting, bending, twisting, and reaching.
Lifts and carries objects up to 30 lbs. Work in a chemical
environment. Risk of exposure to infectious materials and the
possibility of injury due to chemicals.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:
401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Life
insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day
shiftWork Location: One location
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