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Cytotechnologist (PRN)

Requisition #: 544253
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category: Laboratory/Pathology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 14, 2022

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Anatomic Pathology Manager, microscopically examines human cellular samples from various body sites in accordance with departmental procedures and policies; considering clinical history of the patient, marks pertinent findings; makes final cytological interpretation for gynecologic cell samples which are within normal limits; makes the preliminary cytological interpretation for non-gynecologic samples; performs quality control checks; oversees the receipt, accessioning and processing of cytology specimens; performs other related duties as assigned.


  1. A Bachelor’s Degree and must have graduated from an approved cytotechnology program as outlined in CLIA >88 (Fed. Register Friday, Feb. 28, 1992 Vol. 57 No. 40).
  2. Course work in molecular modalities is highly desirable.
  3. Prefer 2 years of cytotechnology experience screening non-gynecological specimens including fine needle aspirations.
  4. Work requires knowledge of biology, anatomy, and physiology, and detailed knowledge of cytology and cytological preparation techniques normally acquired through completion of an accredited one-year cytotechnology program.
  5. Must qualify as a cytotechnologist under CLIA 88.
  6. ASCP certification required.

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

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