Senior Cytology Technologist

Norfolk, VA
Mar 21, 2019
Apr 11, 2019
Full Time

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Cytology Laboratory is hiring a Senior Cytology Technologist.

Sentara Laboratory Services is a team of more than 700 Clinical Laboratory Professionals that service 12 hospitals and the communities around them in the Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina region.

Our Senior Cytology Technologists are patient focused, scientific experts that help our care teams to diagnose our patient population. Our best team mate thrives in a fast paced environment and thinks on their feet.

Enhance your career and join our team in providing excellence as we serve our communities.

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Our top candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or medical technology from an accredited institution and holds ASCP certification. Three (3) years of Cytotechnologist experience within the past 10 years required.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region’s first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We’re setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, click on the following link:

Keyword: Cytology, Senior Cytology Technologist, CT, Cytotechnologist


Performs cytological technical preparation of specimens and evaluates gyn and non-gyn specimens for the presence of cancer or other pathological changes in compliance with departmental policies and procedures. Classifies the results according to established protocols, meets all regulatory requirements and complies with quality assurance policies. Assists the Laboratory Manager in developing, maintaining and managing daily technical operations including staff training and education, implementation of instrumentation and accreditation readiness. Project plans and timelines are developed with the Laboratory Manager approval. Responsible for the immediate supervision, training, and competency assessment of laboratory staff and students in a 24/7 environment. Ensures accurate orders for proficiency surveys and accurate submission of survey data. Collects PI data, conducts analysis and documents progress. Maintains current policies and procedures in department and ensures completion of electronic documents according to established assignments and timelines. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility.


Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Required: Cytotechnologist

Preferred: AMT Medical Technologist, Chemistry, Cytogenetics Technologist, Hematology


Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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