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UnitedHealth Group Cytotechnologist in Mount Kisco, New York


We have opportunities for Cyto Techs in multiple Service Lines to join our teams at Optum Tri-State . We have needs in Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester Counties. Per Diem, Part Time and Full Time.

Counties ! Opportunities with Optum in the Tri-State region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across sew York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

General Statement of Duties:

Perform the specialized and complex technical tasks involved in screening slides of clinical specimens for evidence of cancer or other pathological conditions to include marking abnormalities, recording interpretations and presenting cases for subsequent review by a pathologist.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain specimen integrity and patient identification of all samples examined

  • Screen and evaluate cytology slides

  • Perform rapid assessments of fine needle aspirations

  • Enter and/or report results into the laboratory information system as applicable

  • Adhere to and document required quality control activities

  • Comply with all local and federal regulations

  • Participate successfully in required training and competency assessment

  • Participate in a CMS approved proficiency testing program annually, as applicable

  • Acquire and document required number of continuing education hours annually

  • Actively supports and assists in implementation and monitoring of quality control and quality assurance policies

  • Participate in and document quality control re-screening as applicable

  • Maintain confidentiality of patient test results in accordance with HIPAA

  • Perform other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, specimen processing and data entry

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Biology or related science. Must complete and graduate from an accredited Cytotechnology program

  • NYS Cytotechnologist License (Requires ASCP Certification)

  • 4+ years of experience as a cytotechnologist

New York Residents Only: The hourly range for New York residents is $27.07 to $53.08. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.