Accessioning Technician and Cytology Prep

Silver Spring, MD
Apr 26, 2018
Jun 08, 2018
Part Time
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Work Schedule

Part-time M-F, 12pm - 4pm


The Accessioning and Cytology Prep incumbent is responsible for ensuring quality standards are maintained, processing of specimens is accurate and turnaround times meet department requirements. Responsibilities include receiving all cytology and immunology specimens, accessioning the specimens, which includes verifying critical information in order to accept the specimens, processing specimens and loading specimens on to the automated imaging system. Responsibilities also include preparing pap smears for cytotechnologists to screen and interpret for inpatients and outpatients according to Laboratory policy and maintaining the archive area. The incumbent competently completes assigned tasks, recognizes the irreplaceable nature of some specimens, and is consistently committed to a high quality of customer service.


Previous medical work experience or degree in a laboratory related science preferred

Well organized, thorough and conscientious approach in performing duties.

Good verbal and communication skills.

Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve issues.

Ability to learn information and techniques needed to operate and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation

The ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented verbally and in written form

Ability to solve day-to-day conflicts and problems in a professional manner

PC skills

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, We will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

We will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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