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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.


Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.


Job Description

The Cytotechnologist examines, screens, interprets, and correlates gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytology specimens by following protocols to assist in physician diagnosis and treatment.


Key Accountabilities


Performs microscopic examinations on gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytology specimens, interprets morphologic changes and correlates results with patient history, diagnosis, and clinical condition in order to assist in appropriate diagnosis and treatment.

Assists physician in fine needle aspirations by determining adequacy of specimen and preparing slide to help physician determine diagnosis and subsequent treatment

Adheres to all Laboratory policies and procedures, including Compliance, HIPPA, CQI, OSHA, state licensing and accreditation guidelines. Complies with CAP proficiency requirements. Reviews policy and procedure manuals on an annual basis. 

Maintains productivity standards in agreement with CLIA caseload limits.

Records the slide interpretation results of each case examined or reviewed

For each 24 hour period records the number of slides examined or reviewed in all laboratories.

Records the number of hours spent examining slides in each 24 hr period


  • CT (ASCP) or eligible
  • Bachelor’s degree, AND successful completion of a CAAHEP accredited Cytotechnology program within the last five years. The education received from a CAAHEP accredited CT program is acceptable for a period of five years from the date of completion of that program.


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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