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Quest Diagnostics Inc Cytotechnologist I in Neptune City, New Jersey

Cytotechnologist - Neptune, NJ (On-Call)

Quest Diagnostics is hiring an Cytotechnologist in Neptune, NJ. This role is a hospital-based position at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.


* Day 1 Medical/Dental/Vision for FT employees who work 30+ hours
* 15 PTO days first year
* Paid Holidays
* Annual Bonus Opportunity
* 401(k) with matching contributions
* Variable compensation plan (AIP) bonus
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
* Blueprint for Wellness
* Tuition Reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs for FT employees who work 30+ hours
* Opportunities for career advancement
* Training provided!

  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of results. Refer to supervisor/manager and document corrective action taken.
  • Fulfill the responsibilities as listed in CLIA (CFR 493.1485):
  • >Document interpretation results of each specimen examined or reviewed.
  • >For each 24-hour period, document the total number of slides examined or reviewed in the laboratory as well as the total number of slides examined or reviewed in any other laboratory or for any other employer.
  • >Document the number of hours spent examining slides in each 24-hour period.
  • Maintain and provide evidence of all required qualifications including ASCP, state licenses and liquid-based cytology certification, as applicable.
  • Maintain familiarity with CLIA regulations, as applicable to cytology.
  • Maintain specimen integrity and patient identification of all samples examined.
  • Enter and/or report results into the laboratory information system, as applicable.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient test results in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Adhere to and document required quality control activities.
  • Comply with all corporate, safety, quality control and quality assurance standards.
  • Comply with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations
  • Participate successfully in required training and competency assessment.
  • Participate successfully in a CMS approved proficiency-testing program annually, as applicable.
  • Acquire and document required number of continuing education hours annually.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, (e.g., specimen processing, data entry) to include performing and documenting quality control rescreening, if qualified under CFR 493.1469

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in clinical lab, physical, or biological science
  • Meet CLIA requirements (CFR. 493. 1483)
  • Meet ASCP requirements for Cytotechnologist (if not certified prior to employment, must pass ASCP registry within one year of start date).
  • Meet state licensure requirements, if applicable.
  • Liquid-based cytology training/certification (Thin Prep and/or Surepath), preferred.

While we appreciate and value our staffing partners, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies.Quest will not be responsible for paying agency fees for any individual as to whom an agency has sent an unsolicited resume.

Current state licensure, if applicable(Required)
Liquid-based cytology training/certification (ThinPrep and/or Surepath)
Meet ASCP requirements for Cytotechnologist (if not certified prior to employment, must pass ASCP registry within one year of start date). (Required)
Meet CLIA requirements (CFR.493.1483). (Required)

Quest Diagnostics is an equal employment opportunity employer. Our policy is to recruit, hire and promote qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by state or local law. Quest Diagnostics observes minimum age requirements established by federal, state and/or local laws, and will ask an applicant for verification when deemed necessary.