Department Description The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a large, diverse, multi-site department whose mission is to create a healthier world through bold innovation in public health, education, technology and research. UC Davis is leading the way in diagnosing, treating, and ultimately preventing disease. Pathology brings these efforts together with education and patient care to transform the field. Our laboratories are licensed by the State of California, certified by CLIA, accredited by College of American Pathologists (CAP), AABB, and located in three distinct facilities: 1) Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion (SESP); 2) Pathology Building; and 3) Specialty Testing Center (STC). The department is one of UCDMC's largest ancillary services with annual gross revenues of over $415M, expenses of approximately $65M, and more than 350 overall employees in the department's clinical and academic sections. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's mission is to provide high quality patient/physician services, to maintain excellence of the educational programs, and to perform scholarly research and development when appropriate.
Job Summary Final Filing Date :9/23/2020 Salary Range : 61.33 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type :Per Diem Percentage of Time :10% Shift Hour : Variable Location : Pathology Building City :Sacramento Union Representation :Yes Benefits Eligible :No
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY Interviews may be held at any time.
Responsibilities This position supports the departmental purpose by performing evaluations of cellular material for abnormalities, to correlate present materials with past materials and/or material currently under evaluation in other areas of the laboratory, to present evaluations to the Pathologist for final diagnostic evaluations. Required Qualifications
Three or more years of experience as a cytotechnologist, including on-site adequacy assessments.
Skills to diagnose accurately, ability to meet State and Federal requirements.
Skills to practice the profession of Cytotechnology.
Ability to evaluate a maximum of 19,200 gynecologic slides, 7,800 non-gynecologic slides per year, when no other duties are required, or proportionally less when other duties are required.
Skills to determine clinic-pathologic correlations
Communication skills sufficient to effectively deal with ward and clinical personnel, clerks, nurses, physicians, laboratory personnel and people outside the hospital in a professional and courteous manner.
Must be able to organize and prioritize workflow to complete tasks in a timely manner, and to function in a capacity to meet established turnaround times.
Ability to identify and work through conflicts, respond to situations with objectivity and fairness.
Decision making and judgment skills adequate to handle situations not covered by written and verbal instructions.
Work Environment/Physical Demands Must be willing to work daytime shifts betweenhours of 8am to 6pm, take call as needed, and work overtime within UCDMC Policy and Procedure; adhere to no smoking, dress code, tardiness, telephone and safety policies and protocols; work in isolated building occasionally as only employee. Must have visual acuity/color vision to satisfactorily perform routine duties, utilize equipment within each specific section of department.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. State of California, Department of Health License to practice Cytotechnology (CLM)Board of Registry, American Society of Clinical Pathologists (or equivalent such as IAC or CMIAC)California State License for Cytotechnology must be current and renewed every other year. Twelve continuing education units are required annually.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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