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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Clinical Lab Technologists II-IV Cytology in Stony Brook, New York

Employer Name: Stony Brook University

Clinical Lab Technologists II-IV Cytology New Competitive Base Salaries and Competitive Shift Pay for Off Shifts Position Summary At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist / Cytotechnologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population, and will also interact in a professional manner with physicians, nursing staff, support staff, peers and other members of the hospital community. Will maintain a general knowledge of safe practices and conducts oneself in a manner consistent with those practices to insure the safety of all Laboratory personnel. Using a microscope, a cytotechnologist will examine Gynecologic (GYN), Non-Gynecologic (Non-GYN), and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) cytology specimens to determine if the cellular changes are benign, neoplastic, or malignant. The microscopic findings are presented to the Pathologist and a final diagnosis is rendered. This information will permit therapeutic decisions and follow-up monitoring of the patient. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Duties of a Cytotechnologist may include the following but are not limited to: Screen Cytology specimens (Gynecologic and Non-Gynecologic, including FNA's, to determine whether the cellular changes meet guidelines to necessitate referral to the Pathologist. Schedule and attend Rapid Onsite Evaluation of FNA or biopsy procedures (i.e.: CAT scan, Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, etc.) to determine specimen adequacy independently or pair with a Cytopathologist to provide preliminary assessment utilizing Telecytology system. Obtain patient history that would be relevant to the final cytologic diagnosis utilizing Copath, Cerner/PowerChart. Correlate microscopic findings with concurrent and/or prior related surgical pathology, flow cytometry, and other clinical lab data/results; obtain slides for morphologic comparison when applicable. Prepare written cytologic reports utilizing standard terminology specific to organ systems, documentation of immediate assessments, communications to clinicians, and reference all related specimens on final report. Apply appropriate billing codes for each case. Process specimens for microscopic evaluation when needed (i.e. registration, ordering, accessioning and cytopreparation) according to established policies & procedures. Participate in Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Participate in Proficiency Testing and Continuing Education. Work with Pathology/Cytology residents and fellows. Required Qualifications: Baccalaureate Degree with formal training from an accredited school of Cytotechnology. SL-1: NYS licensure as a Cytotechnologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 0-2 years demonstrated experience; SL-2: NYS licensure as a Cytotechnologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 3-5 years demonstrated experience; SL-3: NYS licensure as a Cytotechnologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with a minimum of 6 years demonstrated experience). Candidate must have passed the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) registry exam (CT, ASCP) and must be a registered Cytotechnologist with NYSED and have a NYSED license in Cytotechnology. Preferred Qualifications: Minimum 2 years of active practice as a Cytotechnologist Experience in performing Rapid Onsite Evaluation during FNA/biopsy procedures and/or experience with cytopathology related research projects. Specialist in Cytotechnology certification, SCT (ASCP) Special Notes : Resume/CV should be included with the online application. In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already partially vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date. ___________________________________________ Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services* Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references. Successfully complete a 4 panel drug screen* Meet Regulatory Requirements for pre employment screenings. Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. *The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination . ____________________________________________ Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed here . Visit our WHY WORK HERE page to learn about the total rewards we offer. Job Number: 2104662 Official Job Title : TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist I Job Field : Laboratory Primary Location : US-NY-Stony Brook Department/Hiring Area : Cytology Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Shift Shift Hours : 8:30am-5pm Pass Days : Sat, Sun Posting Start Date : Sep 6, 2022 Posting End Date : Dec 6, 2022, 4:59:00 AM Salary : $95,026 -$122,038 Salary Grade : SL2