Denver, Colorado

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Hourly Wage Estimate: $31.61 - $47.42 / hour
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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Cytotechnologist opening with HCA Healthcare today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

At HCA Healthcare, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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We are seeking a(an) Cytotechnologist for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Cytotechnologist is responsible for preparation and storage of all specimens and necessary documentation. Prepares stains and slides for reading by cytotechnologist or review by pathologist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Stains, mounts, and studies cells of human body to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities, and other pathological conditions, following established standards and practices: Prepares microscopic slides from specimens of blood, scrappings, or other bodily exudates, and fixes and stains slide to preserve specimen and enhance visibility of cells under microscope.
  2. Examine specimens to detect abnormal hormone conditions.
  3. Examine cell samples to detect abnormalities in the color, shape, or size of cellular components and patterns. Evaluate cells for the presence of cancer, precancerous changes or infections
  4. Prepare and analyze samples, such as Papanicolaou (PAP) smear body fluids and fine needle aspirations (FNAs), to detect abnormal conditions.
  5. Provide patient clinical data or microscopic findings to assist pathologists in the preparation of pathology reports.
  6. Assist pathologists or other physicians to collect cell samples such as by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies.
  1. Quality Assurance in the laboratory including the maintenance of the system in accordance with the requirements of the College of the American Pathologists and preparation for site visits.
  2. Prepare slides and reports in a timely fashion, ensuring Q. C. are met.
  3. Maintain procedures and records to meet all regulatory standards.
  4. Perform other duties as necessary for efficient operation of the department.
  5. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  6. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  7. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
  8. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  9. Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.
  10. Prepare and maintain reagents and equipment.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • Two year Associate Degree required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • C.T. (ASCP) preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • 1-3 years preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Good interpersonal and customer relation skills
  • Full technical knowledge of Cytology
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to read, follow instructions and work independently

Physician Services Group is skilled in physician employment, practice and urgent care operations. We are experts in hospitalist integration, and graduate medical education. We lead more than 1,300 physician practices and 170+ urgent care centers. We are HCA Healthcare’s graduate medical education leader. We provide direction for over 260 exceptional resident and fellowship programs. We focus on carrying out value-added solutions. These solutions help physicians deliver patient-centered healthcare. We support HCA Healthcare's commitment to the care and improvement of human life.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Cytotechnologist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Denver, Colorado

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