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Cytotechnologists play a critical role in the healthcare industry as they perform analysis of fluid or tissue samples to detect infections or other abnormalities. Typical work activities listed on a Cytotechnologist example resume are collecting and preparing specimens, interpreting them using a microscope and other medical equipment, and delivering test results to physicians and patients. Based on our best written sample resumes, these employees should demonstrate analytical skills, decision-making abilities, accuracy, time management, excellent computer skills, and the ability to work independently or supervised by a pathologist. Accredited cytotechnology training is mandatory.

For more information on what it takes to be a Cytotechnologist, check out our complete Cytotechnologist Job Description.

1

Senior Staff Cytotechnologist

Responsible for the quality control, daily preparation and initial interpretations of cytology specimen.

  • Assisted in transitioning Charleston Air Force bases to Thin Prep Pap technology saving approximately $139,000 annually.
  • As the senior enlisted supervisor for the laboratory, mentored 8 junior military staff in their personal education and professional development.
  • Assigned to a quality assurance division responsible for daily shipboard safety inspections, monitoring progress and verifying completion of work packages.
  • Coordinated the complete overhaul of the medical spaces during the extended yard period with 90% of work packages completed ahead of schedule. Supervised the installation and maintenance of over $1.8 million of medical equipment as the overhaul came to a completion.
  • Supervised and provided administrative support to 29 medical personnel who provided preventative health care, health and wellness program support, and emergency medicine to a ship's company of 3,000 personnel.
  • Conducted ongoing departmental medical, emergency response, and professional training. Facilitated CPR training for the ship's crew.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Applied Science And Technology
MA
Master of Arts
Medical
2

Cytotechnologist

Responsible for screening gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimen

  • Analyzed slides using computerized viewing equipment introduced to department
  • Maintained accurate monthly equipment logs and calibrations along with workload records
  • Maximized quality of patient care by performing daily quality assurance and quality control on test evaluations, reports, medical records data, and diagnostic codes
  • Educated incoming technologists on company report procedures and diagnostic criteria that increased quality and accuracy
  • Knowledge of all State, Federal, CLIA, HIPPA, CAP rules and regulations acquired through extensive training, teleconferences and company on-line manuals
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Health Services Management
3

Senior Cytotechnologist/quality Assurance

Responsible for all quality assurance projects for the cytology departments, writing procedures (Quality Assurance Manual) solving quality assurance problems, and problems of workflow, keeping up with all aspects of ensuring compliance with CLIA and CAP regulations, monitoring TAT and laboratory volumes, performing tissue-slide correlations and calculating statistics for the laboratory.

  • Cytological processing of gynecologic (ThinPrep and Surepath) and non-gynecologic specimens.
  • Evaluation of conventional and liquid-based gynecologic preparations (Thin Prep and Surepath) as well as qualified review of non-gynecological, exfoliative and fine needle aspiration specimens.
  • Successful participation in CAP, STAR proficiency programs and keeping up with quality control programs as well as ordering supplies for the laboratory.
  • Effectively assisted as a teacher and coordinator in the DPA School of Cytotechnology resulting in two consecutive classes graduating and 100% passing the national Board of Registry Exam for Cytology.
  • Collaborated writing the Collection Manual and wrote a comprehensive manual of courier routes and procedures meeting laboratory compliance requirements.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Dpa
4

Cytotechnologist

Adhered to all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards

  • Reported normal and abnormal findings of Cytologic specimens with FDA approved technology
  • Adhered to all local, state, federal laws, including Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), CLIA, CAP, and HIPAA
  • Adhered to documentation rules similar to GDP
  • Worked closely to develop and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Developed information system diagnostic codes to ensure patient safety
  • Coordinated and communicated with physicians on a daily basis
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Medical Laboratory Science
MS
Administration
5

Cytotechnologist

Processed specimens according to established procedures and screened non-gynecological, gynecological and fine needle aspiration specimens

  • Conducted test methodically and ensured the accuracy, acceptability and confidentiality of test results
  • Responsible for sending the test samples to the laboratory for the determination of abnormal conditions or possible malignancy
  • Handled the tasks of preparing and maintaining quality control and assurance
  • Coordinated and supervised staff activities of the cytology department
  • Prepared microscopic slides of blood samples, body exudates, scrapings and enhance cells visibility under microscope
  • Examined cerebral spinal fluid to determine infections like meningitis
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
6

Cytotechnologist

Prepared and evaluated cytology specimens for the presence or absence of disease.

  • Performed microscopic onsite evaluation of FNA specimens.
  • Maintained the CAP continuing education records for the cytology department.
  • Evaluated Cytology specimens for the presents or absence of disease.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Thin Prep Certificate
AS
Arts
BA
Clinical Laboratory Science
7

Cytotechnologist

Duties included microscopically examining medical specimen slides for malignancy and other entities accurately and efficiently while complying with all policies and procedures..

  • Examined and interpreted gynecological and non-gynecological samples utilizing conventional, Thin Prep and SurePath methods.
  • Monitored co-workers using quality control measures to minimize errors passed on to patients.
  • Assured patient history/data was complete and accurate enabling doctors to view a professional error free report.
  • Accurately resulted completed diagnosis into computer in a timely and efficient manner reducing turn around time.
  • Completed daily and monthly work load statistical data complying with management requirement and CLIA regulations.
  • Collaborated enthusiastically with managers to promote the smooth operation of the department.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
AS
Cytology
Cytology
8

Cytotechnologist

  • Evaluated variety of cytology specimens
  • Provided quality assurance and quality control screening
  • Revised and updated procedure manual
  • Assisted and advised processing department and clients on specimen handling and collection
  • Identified problems and recommended solutions
  • Served as representative of company at state and national meetings
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Biology
MA
Biology
9

Cytotechnologist

Provided comprehensive laboratory services and consultative services for clinicians throughout hospital. Performed diagnostic cytopathology, processing gynecologic and non-gynecologic samples for cancer diagnosis. Prepared and interpreted fine needle aspiration (FNA) samples. On call for emergency diagnostic services. Managed laboratory information systems.

  • Reviewed diagnostic accuracy of other cytotechnologists and clinicians.
  • Assisted with incorporating new diagnostic techniques and technologies into laboratory procedures.
  • Coordinated charitable collections benefiting local families.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Biology
10

Student Cytotechnologist

Screened 55 gynecological slides, and 3-5 non-gynecological slides daily

  • Prepared and processed 15-36 non-gynecological samples during cyto-preparation practicum: body fluids, FNA, cell blocks
  • Performed routine Papanicolaou stain and coverslipping for both gynecological and non-gynecological slides
  • Participated Thyroid, Breast and Pancreas FNA
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
Cytotechnology
Pharmacy

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