Cytotechnologist I in Sacramento, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    3620 Northgate Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2022
  • Function
    Operations
  • Job Family
    Laboratory Operations
  • Remote
    On-site
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift
    Day

Job Description

Department:  Cytotechnology

Schedule:  Monday-Friday Days

Location: 3620 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834

$10K Sign on Bonus offered and Relocation Assistance if applicable.

Benefits/Perks:

  • Day 1 Medical/Dental/Vision for FT
  • 15 PTO days first year + a free diversity day!
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • 401K matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs for FT employees who work 30+ hours
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Training provided!

As the world’s leading clinical laboratory, Quest Diagnostics played a central role in the national response to COVID-19. Our nearly 50,000 employees banded together to support each other and the thousands of patients we serve every day. We prioritized the health and safety of our frontline workers, enabled timely and effective decision-making and collaborated with each other across functions.

Under general supervision, examine microscopically and interpret gynecologic and non-gynecologic slides for infectious, reactive/reparative and abnormal cells. Refer appropriate cases for hierarchical review. 

  • Microscopically examine and diagnose gynecologic and non-gynecologic slides for infectious, pre-malignant, and malignant disease processes.
  • Perform all duties as required by CLIA. These duties include, but are not limited to, the daily documenting of interpretations to include the total number of slides screened and the total number of hours spent screening.
  • Maintain specimen integrity and patient identification of all samples examined.
  • Enter and report results into the laboratory information system.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient test results in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Comply with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations
  • Participate successfully in a CMS approved proficiency-testing program annually, as applicable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical lab, physical, or biological science
  • Meet CLIA requirements (CFR. 493. 1483)
  • Meet ASCP requirements for Cytotechnologist (if not certified prior to employment, must pass ASCP registry within one year of start date).
  • Meet state licensure requirements, if applicable.
  • Liquid-based cytology training/certification (Thin Prep and/or Surepath), preferred.