Cytotechnologist - $20+ per hour Job at Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI

  • Detroit Medical Center
  • Detroit, MI

Job Description

Detroit Medical Center is seeking a Cytotechnologist for a job in Detroit, Michigan.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Cytotechnologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: Staff

DMC University Laboratories (DMCUL) is a regional, integrated laboratory system providing services to the eight hospitals of Detroit Medical Center. DMC University Laboratories evolved in 1993 and is comprised of Core Laboratories, Specialty Laboratories, two rapid response hospital laboratories, Centralized Stat Lab, Centralized Blood Bank Lab, and full service outreach infrastructure which includes patient service centers, remote ambulatory laboratories, marketing staff, courier system and billing department. The DMC University Laboratories service area covers the entire Southeast Michigan market, and is growing at a rapid pace with the following outstanding features: Test menu of over 1,000 tests, which includes high end specialty tests. Less than 1% of our tests are sent to outside reference laboratories. Provide reference laboratory services to many of the other healthcare systems in Southeastern Michigan and several out of state facilities.


Under general supervision and following established procedures, stains, mounts slides and microscopically studies cells from the human body to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities and other pathological conditions. Microscopically examines stained slides from a variety of biological materials in order to detect cancer or other cellular abnormalities. Searches for minute abnormalities in size, shape, color and arrangements of cells which may indicate disease. Prepares specimens for examination, utilizing appropriate laboratory techniques and protocols. Classifies cells according to established categories. Determines whether cells are abnormal and whether slide should be reviewed and examined by other laboratory personnel. Reviews and classifies all abnormal cases held for Pathologist’s review; prepares and submits reports to physicians and other authorized personnel. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, conferences, professional affiliations. Adheres compliance with established administrative laboratory policies and procedures. Maintain compliance with requirement of laboratory safety, OSHA, assurance accreditation and regulatory agencies. Performs other related duties as required.

This position is split between Central campus and Huron Valley Sinai Hospital, Monday 8.0hrs. Wednesday 4.0 hrs. and Friday 8.0 hrs. Position will primarily cover FNA adequacy at Huron Valley hospital. the schedule is usually in place a day before and Cytotech will be aware to start the day at HVH or central campus and for the day they stay at that site. This position will require some flexibility based upon if the procedure is scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday.


Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in cytology or related science, or equivalent education and experience to obtain certification.

2. Registered or registry eligible with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).

Skills Required

1. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

2. Analytical ability to determine proper means of testing samples and to evaluate results.

3. Organizational skills to plan daily workload and implement directives.

4. Ability to work independently.

5. Interpersonal skills and tact to work with a variety of medical personnel.

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan Facility: DMC University Laboratories, Inc. Job Type: Part Time Shift Type: Days If Other Shift, Specify: Monday 7am-11.30am, Wednesday and Friday 7am-330pm. Shift Begin: 7:00 AM Shift End: 3:30 PM

Detroit Medical Center Job ID #4369-2406001331-2. Posted job title: Cytotechnologist PT Days

About Detroit Medical Center

The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is the leading academically–integrated hospital system in Metro Detroit, and one of the largest health care providers in Southeast Michigan. During our 150+ years of caring for the community, we have been recognized nationally with top awards in many aspects of hospital operations and patient care. The DMC is able to achieve these awards because of our exceptional employees.

The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, for more than 100 years. We train more physicians than any other hospital in Detroit.

Our evidence-based approach inspires confidence and spurs innovation. It ensures that we are making treatment decisions based on our experience, on the best available research and our understanding of each patient as an individual.

Our commitment to our patients

Our commitment to patient care and improving patient outcomes is part of everything we do. It’s our mission. It’s our promise to every patient and every family who entrusts their care to us.

To meet the needs of our community, we operate 8 hospitals and more than 140 clinics and outpatient facilities across southeast Michigan, including a nationally recognized dedicated pediatric hospital (Children’s Hospital of Michigan) as well as a nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital (Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan). We offer an inclusive, diverse and supportive environment. Knowing that we are better together, our teams are highly collaborative and integrated to deliver the high quality and compassionate care our patients expect and deserve. Staff members have a voice in forming our culture; one that is often referred to as “my forever family” and “colleagues who have my back”. 

The DMC has a proud legacy of caring for the people and the families that call Metro Detroit home; they’re our neighbors, our friends, and our community. That’s why the DMC serves everyone in the community who needs us; no one gets turned away who comes to us for care. From local food drives to our long-standing commitment to educate and empower our community towards better health, you can count on the DMC. There’s a spirit of caring and togetherness that you will experience when you join the DMC family. We are a community build on care.

At the DMC, we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.

Employee Benefits

At the DMC, health and well-being are important to us, so we provide a range of benefits and options to help meet the needs of all eligible employees. In addition to a range of healthcare plans, including higher and lower deductible options, we offer dental, vision and an employee assistance plan. Basic life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance are provided for free to eligible plan members. Employees can also choose to participate in one of several supplemental life insurance and/or disability plans, a legal services plan and an identity protection plan. For those employees who are looking for support to care for family members, we also offer child and elder care programs.

To help employees prepare for retirement, we offer a 401K savings plan, and an employee discount plan that includes discounts for a wide variety of products, including auto and home insurance and mobile plans.


  • Medical benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision benefits
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Life insurance
  • Discount program

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Local area, Remote job, Shift work, Day shift,

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