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Cytotechnologist - Cytology Lab

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Tempe
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, ) and ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
Identification and rendering of diagnostic evaluation of cytological specimens (gynecological and non-gynecological) for abnormality, evidence of malignancy, or other diseases. Signs out negative gynecological specimen reports. Serves as a member of the FNA team providing on site adequacy evaluation of endoscopic ultrasound-directed and radiology technique-based fine needle aspiration (FNA) procedures. Cytotechnologists also provide the support for ancillary techniques and related interpretations. May perform quality control activities. May participate in additional activities in the lab that may include but are not limited to: Provide technical advice and coverage to the preparation and processing area during times of short staffing in that area. May be responsible for handling chemicals and/or reagents including chemical hazardous waste materials. Assist in the training of new employees or cytotechnology students. Assist management personnel with the gathering of data relevant to quality assurance activities, continuous improvement activities and/or special projects. Essential job functions include: Ability to concentrate (microscopically) for long periods of time (6-8 hours). Demonstrated proficiency in judgement and decision-making abilities required.

Bachelor's degree in Cytotechnology, or Bachelor's degree with completion of an accredited Cytotechnology program. Evidence of experience using databases, spreadsheets, and word processing software.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program

Additional qualifications
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills and ability to prioritize work, problem solve, effectively manage time, and adjust to changes in work volumes and projects. Previous Cytotechnologist experience preferred.

Requires CV/Resume, unofficial transcript(s), and for foreign trained lab personnel to provide a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree at the applicants expense.
For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the international/foreign to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information. The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.
International transcript:

  • MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation
  • MUST show US equivalent degree
  • Evaluation MUST be completed from an organization listed as a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) OR the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE)
    License or certification
    Cytotechnology (CT, ASCP) or Specialist in Cytotechnology (SCT, ASCP) certification required prior to start date. Individuals obtaining CT certification(s) after January 1, 2004 or SCT certification after January 1, 2006 will be required to demonstrate evidence of ongoing maintenance of certification.

    Exemption status

    Compensation Detail
    $38.34 - $57.54 / hour

    Benefits eligible

    Full Time

    Hours / Pay period

    Schedule details
    Monday-Friday day shift

    Weekend schedule
    As needed


    International Assignment

    Site description
    Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

    With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

    Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

    Rhonda Wilson

    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Tempe , Cytotechnologist - Cytology Lab, Healthcare , Tempe, Arizona

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