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Providence Health & Services Cytotechnologist in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a (Full Time, Day Shift) Cytotechnologist to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Be under the general supervision of the technical supervisor of cytology, performs accurate analysis of cytology specimens.

  • Must demonstrate a high degree of proficiency and understanding in laboratory procedures in the cytology department and demonstrates competency in the department to facilitate quality patient care and diagnosis by performing primary and secondary microscopic examination of non-gynecological and gynecological specimens renders a diagnosis and reports results.

  • Perform cytology specimen preparatory procedures using established procedures and assists with fine needle aspirations collection.

  • Prepare and maintains all departmental records for quality control, quality assurance and accreditation agencies. In addition, participates in solution of technical problems requiring a great degree of independent judgment, instructs new caregivers, and troubleshoots.

  • Follow the principles outlined in the Compliance/Integrity Program Handbook and adheres to all regulatory requirements for this position


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Baccalaureate degree in related health sciences preferred if certification was prior to January 2005. Baccalaureate degree in related health sciences required if certification was after January 2005.

  • Successful completion of 12-month CAHEA accredited cytotechnology program or equivalent. If registry eligible, certification is required within one year of hire.

  • Minimum of one year of cytology experience in a broad range of specimens.

  • Proficient in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Current California State Clinical Cytotechnologist License.

  • ASCP Cytotechnologist certification recommended.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years of clinical laboratory experience preferred.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 217218