Technician, Cytopreparatory I in Irving, TX at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    4770 Regent Boulevard
    Irving, TX
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
  • Job Family
    Laboratory Operations
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

Under 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. 

Required Work Experience:   N/A Preferred 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. 

Knowledge:   N/A Skills: N/A

High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)

Current state licensure, if applicable(Required)