Exciting new Opportunity in Waconia, MN

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.

Positions Available
– Part time, 48-hours bi-weekly with benefits (#2694)
Cytotechnologist – Part time, 40-hours bi-weekly, no benefits (#2712)
Job Purpose
These 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 techniques.

Job Functions
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 instrumentation.
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 as directed.
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
Minimum Education/Work Experience
·         Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or Cytotechnology
·         ASCP Certification CT (ASCP)
Preferred Qualifications
·         3+ years of full time cytotechnologist experience the preceding 10-years
To apply for this position or to learn more about Ridgeview Medical Center,
please visit our website at www.ridgeviewmedical.org

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