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Lab Aide Cytology

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Job Description SummaryThe Lab aide will perform skill-oriented tasks such as preparing gynocological and non-gyncological specimens and cover slipping in CytologyJOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accessions gynecologic and - non-gynecologic specimens in the anatomic pathology computer system.
  • Retrieves and corrects discrepant information for gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens.
  • Prepare non-gynecologic specimens for review by cytotechnologist/pathologist.
  • Clarifies specimen labeling, identification and order with nursing units and physician's offices.
  • Reports to supervisor/coordinator any discrepant information regarding patient information and mislabeling.
  • Answers phone calls and refers them to supervisor/coordinator when necessary.
  • Maintains clean and organized area.
  • Stocks area with essential material needed to perform duties.
  • Notifies supervisor/coordinator of low/missing supplies.
  • Performs and documents routine maintenance of the automatic stainer, T2000, and T5000.
  • Trouble shoot automatic stainer, T2000, and T5000.
  • Coverslips cytology slides via automated coverslipper or manually.
  • Files and retrieves cytology slides, blocks, and specimen vials as needed.
  • Discards gynecologic and n on-gynecologic specimens as needed. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Walking for up to six (6) hours in half-hour increments. Frequently uses fingers for typing data entry, and hands for processing specimens which includes twisting and turning specimen caps. Continuously uses upper extremities for transporting of specimens up to ten (10) pounds. Occasionally lifts, pushes or pulls from 26 to 50 pounds. Rarely stoops, bends or reaches above shoulder level. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general far/near/color vision, peripheral vision and visual monotony. EDUCATION: - -High school diploma or equivalent. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: - Medical terminology preferred. - Keyboard skills. - Manual dexterity.Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Lab Aide Cytology, Healthcare , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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