UK Healthcare is seeking a Cytology Medical Lab Technician. This position performs various technical, clerical and patient care duties that support the function of the cytopathology laboratory.
This position performs Cytology processing and clerical procedures with accuracy and reasonable speed. This includes decision making as to best method for making, staining, coverslipping and labeling specimens. Duties include: accurately uses computer systems to print orders, inquire patient clinical information and/or accession all non-gynecological (which includes fna and core) specimens, organizes work so that several tasks can be performed simultaneously for efficiency, and keeps accurate log of cytology slides received, sent and/or returned to/from outside sources.
This position also works to maintain a good relationship with all laboratory customers, answers the phone promptly and courteously and aids the caller in answering his/her questions, coordinates times and gathers required information.
The Laboratory Services department has a variety of specialties and areas. For additional information regarding the Laboratory Services department, please follow the link to view a departmental video. Click to View Video
General computer skills, including data entry, medical terminology; exposure to blood and body fluids; laboratory chemical exposure.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Two years college or two years science related job experience preferred. .
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.