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The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire is seeking a full-time cytotechnologist to join a vibrant and growing cytology laboratory. Cytotechnologists participate in a broad range of basic and complex cases encountered at the largest tertiary academic medical center in New Hampshire. The cytology laboratory supports an active FNA ROSE service with use of telecytology technology for procedures in OR, Endoscopy, CT, IR and clinics. Cytotechnologists assist with the teaching of medical students, pathology residents and cytopathology fellows. Satellite site for the University of Nebraska Medical Center Cytotechnology Program; cytotechnologists are tasked with coordinating and teaching cytotechnology students.
The cytology section works closely with the world-renown Dartmouth Laboratory for Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology (CGAT) and has major funded research programs in informatics – including deep learning – related to cytology. Cytotechnologists assist with specimen collection for research studies organized through the Norris Cotton Cancer Institute.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
At the direction of the Cytology Supervisor and the Cytology Medical Director, prepare and analyze cytologic specimens to detect evidence of cancer &/or other pathologic conditions. Promote excellence in laboratory services. Demonstrate professional growth and development while upholding standards of professionalism. Participate as an active member of the cytology team supporting the direction of the laboratory as defined by the Cytology Supervisor, Cytology Medical Director and AP Manager.
- FNA ROSE experience required, telecytology experience preferred, but not necessary.
- Ability to perform mentally demanding tasks and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
- Proficiency with computer entry/retrieval of lab results.
- In-depth knowledge of anatomy; histology; benign and abnormal cytology of all body sites.
- Ability to utilize independent judgment and provide patient-focused care in a clinical setting through the accurate microscopic evaluation of cases.
- Position requires knowledge of various complex laboratory techniques and procedures.
*External applicants only and certain conditions apply
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required, unless prior to Sept. 1992 with two years at an accredited institution.
- Successful completion of a 12 month CAAHEP accredited Cytotechnology program required.
- 1 year experience.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills: