The Wisconsin Society of Cytology was formed to further the cause of cytotechnology and to provide the means for persons engaged and interested in the field to meet and exchange ideas and information. Anyone interested in cytology, regardless of residency, is invited to become a member.
Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit,
regional health care system located just 35 minutes west of Minneapolis on
Highway 5. Its network includes two hospitals—located in Waconia and
Arlington—a multitude of primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services
and specialty programs, and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska—a free-standing
24/7 emergency and urgent care facility with multispecialty clinics and
services. Ridgeview serves a population of approximately 300,000 people, primarily
from its five-county service area of Carver, Sibley, southern Wright, western
Hennepin and eastern McLeod. Ridgeview is one of the largest employers in
Carver County, with more than 1,900 employees and 485 volunteers. Ridgeview Medical Center is an Affirmative
Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
Cytotechnologist – Part time, 48-hours bi-weekly with benefits (#2694) Cytotechnologist – Part time,
40-hours bi-weekly, no benefits (#2712)
positions are responsible for serving both internal and external customers by
performing a variety of laboratory procedures in accordance with Ridgeview
Medical Center philosophy, policies, and procedures and in accordance with all
regulatory agencies. Focus areas include: Pathology with emphasis on Cytology
1.Performs proper specimen collection,
testing and reporting of highly complex laboratory tests.
2.Screens and evaluates any
gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimen sent to the laboratory for the
determination of possible malignant or related abnormal conditions.
3.Participates and assists in cytology
preparation, off-site fine needle aspirations and molecular diagnostic testing
back-up when applicable including EUS and EBUS specimens.
4.Evaluates and implements test
methodology and instrumentation and ensures compliance with the standards of
accrediting and regulatory agencies.
5.Designs, monitors and directs staff
in quality assurance systems including quality control and proficiency testing.
6.Performs a variety of qualitative
and quantitative laboratory test, both manual and automated to be utilized in
the diagnosis and treatment of pathological disease.
7.Performs timely and accurate
clinical lab reports and quality control measures of laboratory
equipment. Troubleshoots and performs corrective action on
8.Assists with development and
maintenance of procedures and workflow and inventories.
9.Assists with the training and
orientation of new staff and visiting students.
10.Evaluates new products and instrumentation
11.Acts as a technical resource for
Laboratory/Nursing personnel and Providers: presents technical information to
Laboratory personnel; discuss test results with Providers as requested.
12.Other duties as assigned
·Bachelor's degree in Medical
Technology or Cytotechnology
·ASCP Certification CT (ASCP)
·3+ years of full time
cytotechnologist experience the preceding 10-years
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