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Technologist-Cyto - JS Pathology General MBMC

Job ID: 11240
Job Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

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Performs and/or supervises the preparation of cytology specimens; screens cytology smears for atypical or malignant cells and other abnormal findings; maintains files and records of slides. Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Provides acceptable microscopic interpretation for NonGyn cases per pathologists' overview and for Gyn cases per established threshold values. Participates in the CAP's cytopathology educational activities.
  • Adheres to established specimen collection and handling policies and procedures in order to ensure the highest level of specimen integrity possible.
  • Participates in QA activities including 10% rescreen of Gyn negatives, workload recording, observes workload/slide limits, and monitors results for errors.
  • Follows established procedures for result entry, report and material release, and slide filing to ensure the integrity of patient medical records per regulatory and departmental requirements.
  • Operates and maintains equipment according to established policies. Participates in inventory control.
  • Review and follow policies and procedures for compliance with regulatory agency requirements for accreditation, as noted by the supervisor.
  • Demonstrates commitment to personal career growth and competency, including completion of all departmental requirements.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum: Bachelor's Degree Cytotechnology Required, or Bachelor's Degree in Related Field from Accredited School of Cytotechnology Required, and 1 year Training in a School of Cytotechnology-Accredited Required.


Minimum: No experience Required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: License/Certification/Registries (valid for the State of MS): Cytotechnologist (CT) - ASCP Certification Required, or Cytotechnologist (CT) - ASCP Certification within 6 Months of Employment Required.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 11299 - Technologist-Cyto
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS Pathology General MBMC
Category: Laboratory & Pathology
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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