Quest Diagnostics Technician, Cytopreparatory I - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

The Journey Begins with you.

There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Technician, Cytopreparatory I - Houston, TX.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm, Day Shift

*Salary dependent upon experience

REQ # 3781765

Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, Cytopreparatory Technician I is proficient in all of the functions required of the Assistant Cytopreparatory Technician. They are directly responsible for decision making, interacting and reporting to the Cytology Prep Team Leader/Supervisor and/or Manager.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. All job accountabilities and duties required of the Assistant Cytopreparatory Technician. 2. Accessions and processes Gynecologic specimens for microscopic evaluation. This includes assigning accession numbers, and Thin Prep Processing. 3. Follows all local, business unit, and corporate safety policies and assures compliance of the Cytology Prep Lab. 4. Disposes and labels biohazard waste appropriately. 5. Minimal Problem solving. 6. All other duties as assigned. 7. Maintains specimen identification and integrity throughout all processes of the department. 8. Must begin and complete all assignments with minimal supervision. 9. Must be able to collaborate with other departments and colleagues for problem solving.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Physical Requirements: 1. Finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Handling of specimens and supplies 2. Large amounts of standing, sitting, bending, twisting, and reaching. Lifts and carries objects up to 30 lbs. 3. Work in a chemical environment. 4. Risk of exposure to infectious materials and the possibility of injury due to chemicals.

Work Experience: Anatomic Pathology experience preferred.

Special Requirements:. Must be willing to get State Licensure if required.. Must have great attention to details and the ability to remain calm in difficult situations.

Other Information

Maintains specimen identification and integrity throughout all processes of the department. Must begin and complete all assignments with minimal supervision. Must be able to collaborate with other departments, colleagues and clients in problem solving. Able to differentiate acceptable and unacceptable processing and staining of specimens. Excellent data entry skills.

How To Apply

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Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights."

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity. Quest Diagnostics does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in completing an employment application please email QDJobs@questdiagnostics.com or call 262-439-1939 for assistance or an accommodation.

Job Title: Technician, Cytopreparatory I - Houston, TX

Job ID: 3781765

Location: 5850 Rogerdale Rd

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

City: Houston

State: TX