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Cyto Prep Tech - Part-time

Pathology Watch

Pathology Watch

Rye Brook, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

You are a superhero when it comes to patient specimens. You’ve got problem-solving instincts, a passion for patient care, and the drive to keep things running smoothly. You’re also looking for great benefits, the support of an all-star team, and an opportunity to grow your career.

Join our front line of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions.

Location: Rye Brook, NY

Schedule/Hours: Tues-Thursday (2:00 am - 7:00 am) and Saturday

(12:00 pm-5:00 pm)

Part-time: Benefit Eligible

In this role, you will:

Under the guidance of the senior cytology prep technologist and cytology supervisor in this position you will be responsible for the technical processing of cytology Fine-Needle Aspirations and other fluid specimens. You will also be responsible for all patient integrity, accountability and quality assurance during specimen handling.

Gross and prepare direct smears, cytospins/cytoconcentrates and cell blocks. Stain, cover slip, collate and book all cases. Responsible for the documentation and quality assurance and regulatory compliance.

  • Ability to identify and confirm patient identity, sample integrity and accountability.
  • Receipt of specimens that require opening, verifying patient identity, labeling, numbering, and transcription of written information from the test requisition.
  • Technical processing and grossing of all cytology specimens including fine needle aspirations, non-gynecological smears and cytoconcentrates utilizing ThinPrep and cytospin/Hettich technology.
  • Stain, cover slip, collate and book all cases processed.
  • Perform QC and QA of all slides processed.
  • Maintain all daily logs including specimen integrity log, specimen processing and all maintenance logs.
  • Answer the phones and correspond to the needs of the client, laboratory and pathologist.
  • Promptly communicate problems or matters that need attention to the senior cytology prep technologist and cytology supervisor.

All you need is:

  • NYS license as a Clinical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technician or Technologist
  • 1 year of related laboratory experience
  • Working knowledge of computers and various applications

Bonus points if you’ve got:

  • Associate’s degree in related science
  • Knowledge of medical terminology


Sonic Anatomic Pathology

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement, with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we’re a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will have routine access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality, as well as abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when it is required to fulfill job duties.

Salary starting $20.00 – $35.00/hour Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply.

Sonic Healthcare USA, reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or national origin.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

3rd Shift (United States of America)

Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


CBL Path, Inc.

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.