The Cytotechnologidst performs microscopic evaluation of cellular material from all body sites to determine normal and abnormal cellular changes, including but not limited to malignant neoplasms, precancerous lesions, infectious agents and inflammatory processes.
To be successful in this role you should possess the technical skills required for FNA assistance and a wide variety of cytological specimen preparations including liquid based preparation, have a basic knowledge of contemporary procedures and technologies and be able to perform complex analyses on a variety of sample types.
To qualify you must possess the following:
Baccalaureate degree in Cytotechnology, Basic Sciences or other related Field. If degree is in an allied field of study, completion of an accredited cytology program is required; or Certification in Cytotechnology by a certification agency approved by the American Society of Clinical Pathology.