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Rep Cytology Support I - West Hills, CA req21749 in West Hills, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Schedule:  Monday-Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm 


Provide the Cytology Department with administrative support, including functions that require client contact.


  • Filing and retrieval of slides as requested.
  • Electronic recording of slides into laboratory information system, if applicable.
  • Mail handling and distribution within department.
  • Storage of laboratory records according to established record management protocol.
  • Retrieval of specimens for adjunctive testing (HPV and CTNG).
  • Scantron Machine Operation (if applicable).
  • Order entry, as-needed.
  • Learn to handle incoming calls, responding in a timely and professional manner.
  • Contact clients to request additional information or to provide designated reports.
  • Escalate complex customer issues to the appropriate individual/department.
  • Other duties as required.

Other Position Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Must begin and complete all assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to collaborate with other departments and colleagues for problem solving.
  • Must maintain confidentiality of patient test results. Learn the department's test offerings and submission requirements.
  • Client contact is required
  • May handle specimens.
  • Handling of slides and slide folders.
  • Finger Dexterity and hand-eye coordination. Large amounts of standing, sitting, bending, twisting, and reaching. Lift and carry objects up to 30 pounds. Work in a chemical environment.
  • Risk of exposure to infectious materials and the possibility of injury due to chemicals.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of basic computer functions. Type 45 WPM.
  • Laboratory Information System knowledge is desirable.
  • Good organizational skills.