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Cytotechnologist - Float

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:
To perform screening tests which aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other disease. These tests are complex, require the use of professional judgement and are performed under the indirect supervision of a pathologist. This is a FLOAT position - Airport Way (AWL) is the home base with 20%-40% travel time to Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center (KSMC) and Kaiser Westside Medical Center (KWMC).
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Examine cells microscopically and using professional judgement, detect cancer and other conditions on Pap smears and fluids from various body sites. Prepare written diagnostic reports and make recommendation for further evaluation or treatment. Meets minimum screening standard set for department.
  • Perform QC procedures and document according to procedure.
  • Review retrospective slide QCs as determined by Department Director. Correlate results with findings from pathology
  • Document screening time, in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in teleconferences, CAP PAP PTS and multi-level scope sessions and other educational opportunities provided to maintain microscopic skills and screening parameters.
  • Perform duties for FNA adequacy assessment.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Portland , Cytotechnologist - Float, Other , Portland, Oregon

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