Cytotechnologist PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital

Cytotechnologist PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN 
Category: Laboratory • Job ID: 1809609

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Methodist Hospital


Laboratory Department

PRN - Non-Exempt

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Laboratory Department. Submit your application today!


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

The Cytotechnologist is responsible for reading and evaluating cytology slides; marking abnormal cytology specimens for pathologist review; maintaining appropriate procedures, records, and quality assurance program(s) in accordance with standards set by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), College of American Pathologists (CAP), and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); researching and developing new processes; teaching and assisting cytopreparatory staff; utilizing basic management and leadership skills; understanding and applying Continuing Quality Improvement (CQI) principle. Assists in bone marrow collections and processing and other duties as requested.  

In this role, the Cytotechnologist:

  •  Prepares, reads and evaluates cytology slides, detecting, differentiating and diagnosing presence or absence of disease in nongynecologic samples. 
  •  Selects and clearly marks the cells most representative of the nature of any pathological process present. 
  •  Reports laboratory results using uniform diagnostic terminology. 
  •  Verifies quality control procedures, applies CQI principles. 
  •  Develops and maintains appropriate procedures and records in accordance with the standards set by CLIA, CAP, and JCAHO.
  •  Plans programs for orientation, teaching, competency, and training new and current employees.  


  •   Baccalaureate degree in biological or related science. 
  •   Minimum License and Certificates Required: Must be CT(ASCP) or SCT(ASCP) Certified. License not required in Texas 

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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