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Technologist 1 – Cytopathology

negotiable Expires in 2 months


Job Description

Foremost Accountability:

  • Complex, analytical, interpretive microscopic work; screening with ensuing diagnostic interpretation of cytopathologic cases at the primary level

General Accountabilities:

  • Actively participates in the technical / cytoprepratory work of the section
  • Liaises with Technologist II and Operations Manager on:
    • cytopreparation, staining, testing, resulting and trouble-shooting as necessary
    • inventory management of reagents and consumables
    • implementation and/or validation procedures of new instruments as assigned
  • Records, reports and communicates quality control outcomes; and participates in rectifying areas of concern as deemed necessary
  • Maintains cooperation between the section and other pathology disciplines and personnel
  • Takes responsibility for the maintenance and safe use of instruments and supplies in the section
  • Ensures the provision of a high quality, cost-effective service with utmost emphasis on patient care and management
  • Actively participates in the overall development of diagnostic processes and platforms

Screening-Specific Accountabilities:

  • Maintains professional membership, certification and licensure as deemed necessary, and Qatar (QCHP) license to practice
  • Maintains adequate knowledge of cytopathology standards of practice, and current reporting nomenclature
  • Maintains adequate knowledge of relevant cytomorphologic criteria and templates
  • Performs analytical screening of cytologic cases in accordance with established protocol, abiding by workload regulations pertaining to screening as stipulated through CAP/ISO-15189
  • Performs quality control and assurance procedures in all aspects of the service
  • Performs mandatory proficiency testing surveys; maintaining acceptable proficiency outcomes
  • Becomes proficient in the use of Cerner LIS for the tracking and verification of cytology cases
  • Becomes proficient in the use of the Hologic T5000 processor, and ThinPrep Imaging System (TIS), achieving appropriate proficiency
  • Carries out corrective procedures as advised when quality control outcomes are suboptimal
  • Ensures Institutional, Departmental, and Sectional policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Participates in the training (theoretical and practical) of technical staff in methodologies, principles and procedures as assigned
  • Participates in research and development as assigned
  • Complies with all laboratory health and safety procedures and policies, including cultural, health and safety issues as deemed appropriate.