Job Description

Cytology Supervisor

Centers Laboratory of New Jersey is currently seeking a Cytology Supervisor to work at our Laboratory located in Cedar Knolls, NJ. The ideal candidate will be certified and have prior clinical laboratory experience!

Position Summary:

  • Performs the scheduling, planning, staffing, and monitoring of workflow based on patient load to meet established goals.
  • Procures appropriate supplies and equipment to maximize department efficiency and stays within established budgetary and quality goals including accurate monthly inventory.
  • Provides technical oversight of area(s) of responsibility.
  • Serves as a technical resource for problem solving and process improvement to ensure accurate test performance and meets all quality goals. Investigates and documents non-conforming events as necessary.
  • Monitor test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agency requirements through maintaining proper documentation, conducting audits, and corrective actions. Troubleshoots and recommends process improvements, as needed.
  • Maintains, implements, and ensures compliance with all department and company policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and ensures implementation of goals to meet established quality assurance, quality control, quality improvement plans and turnaround time.
  • Provide orientation, training, and competency assessments to all testing personnel
  • Maintain and update departmental standard operating procedures to accurately reflect the current practices.
  • Maintain department statistics, ensure cytotechnologist screening competency and ensure remedial actions if needed
  • Assists and reviews proficiency testing and resolutions
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problem or immediately notify Laboratory Management.
  • Screen ThinPrep cytology slides; not to exceed established workload limits set by the technical supervisor or medical director.
  • Screen QC cases, more than 3 years of experience needed by cytotechnologist
  • Oversees the cytology processing and prepares ThinPrep specimens, as needed.
  • Retrieve previous history and HPV results from LIS system
  • Ensure accuracy of reporting by reviewing results before releasing
  • Examine cytology specimens for the presence of abnormal cellular changes and pathogens
  • Read and interpret a gynecologic pap smear by examining cytology specimens for the presence of abnormal cellular changes and pathogens
  • Enter diagnostic interpretation into LIS, verify diagnosis and triage QC and abnormal cases using department protocol
  • Maintain workload records of total slides screened/hours worked per 24-hour period
  • Participate in a CMS-approved proficiency testing program annually
  • Participate in a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education and provide supporting documentation



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