Trainer Cytology Processing- Irving, TX req49279 in Irving, TX at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/21/2020

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Trainer Cytology Processing- Irving, Texas - M-F

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.


1. The Cytology Processing Trainer is responsible for training all Cytology Preparation Technicians in all phases of Cytology Processing.

2. The trainer is responsible for providing input to supervisors regarding the Cytology Preparation Technician's progress and performance review.

3. May also conduct process and compliance audits.

4. Will be responsible for maintaining quality of service to clients by conducting training of new hires and existing employees on an on-going basis.

5. Handles multiple tasks. Works in a production environment.

6. Will be responsible for training both new and experience employees.

7. Works in a biohazard environment and must practice good safety habits.


-High school or equivalent desired.

Work Experience:

-Training background or equivalent.

-Three years experience in a laboratory environment. Cytology Processing or a production setting preferred. Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory or equivalent experience.

-PC skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

-Training certification preferred.

Special Requirements:

-Must possess strong training skills.

-Must also demonstrate the ability to learn and understand the skills and processes that will be taught.

-Willing to work flexible hours to facilitate training.

-Demonstrates strong leadership and interpersonal skills that fosters a positive environment.

-Exhibits flexibility and be able to adapt to changes in procedures and the training of those procedures quickly.

-Excellent communication skills are required.

Key Word Search: Cytology, training, facilitator

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