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Northwell Health

Lake Success, NY, United States

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Cytology Technologist



Cytology Manager & Supervisor, Lab Manager & Supervisor, Medical Technologist


Cytology Technologist


Lake Success, NY, United States 

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Cytology TechnologistNew Hyde Park, NY
Cytology Technologist (CL)New Hyde Park, NY
Cytology Technologist (CL)New Hyde Park, NY

Cytology Technologist

Participates and coordinate in specialized and complex microscopic screening of all cytology preparations for the evidence of cancer, neoplasm or other disease processes. Assists Radiologists and Pathologists with fine needle aspiration biopsies.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Screens and renders final diagnosis on normal Pap smears. 
  2. Identifies and marks atypical cells for further review.
  3. Assess correctly the type of lesion or entity represented in the cell sample.
  4. Assists with fine needle aspiration procedures, prepare slides, stains and renders adequacy of the specimens.
  5. Recognizes inadequacy, proper processing and staining of the cell samples.
  6. Records cytological findings legibly on the worksheet and enters necessary data in the laboratory computer system.
  7. Documents quality control and quality assurance findings as required by the department and other regulatory agencies.
  8. Maintains sufficient supplies at work station.
  9. Ensures and maintains quality control and assurance activities. 
  10. Uses Infection Control practices and procedures.
  11. Performs other related duties: cytopreparation and secretarial duties, as required.

Job Description:

We’re making a big impact on a microscopic level. Are you Made for this?

At Northwell Health we are using laboratory data, we are redefining the way healthcare is delivered locally, regionally and nationally. We are seeking dedicated laboratory professionals –achievers and leaders who are passionate about improving patient outcomes. 

About Northwell Labs
  • 2,000+ lab employees 
  • 30M+ test performed each year in one of our 17 hospital labs
  • 13M tests performed in our Central Lab
  • Innovative technology, including the first fully robotic lab systems in the country
  • Exceptional growth including a new 110,000 sq. ft. general laboratory
  • Exciting new challenges at our new, state-of-the-art, 40,000 sq. ft microbiology laboratory
  • Professional development opportunities in a variety of settings
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

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