13 days old


Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Cytotechnologist/UKHC
Requisition Number RE26491
Working Title Cytotechnologist - Cytology
Department Name H3200:Laboratory Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $25.71-42.94/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

CT at time of hire

Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time in front of a microscope and/or computer.


Monday-Friday, days, (40 hrs/wk).

Job Summary

UK Healthcare is seeking an experienced Cytotechnologist. This position will perform laboratory procedures under the direction of the Cytopathology Supervisor.

Must successfully meet required performance standards of competency and proficiency testing. Perform cytology screening procedures with accuracy. Have similar pick-up rates for abnormalities and error rates do not exceed thresholds.

Accurately use CoPath Plus computer system to record all procedures that are performed. Record neatly and legibly all documentation that is required to be written as opposed to computer entry. Is able to remain calm in high-pressure situations and make quick decisions.

Change priorities as emergency situations arise. Keep up to date on all new procedures and policy changes in the Cytology procedure manual.

Perform or assist with projects or duties as assigned and approved by supervisor and/or director.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Imagic-Hologic imaging system.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

ThinPrep and Hologic imaging system preferred.

Deadline to Apply 04/11/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-30

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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