Providence Health & Services Cytotechnologist in Portland, Oregon


Providence Health and Services is seeking a motivated Cytotechnologist to work at the Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.

This will be a full time day shift position. SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED!

In this position, you will:

  • Perform both qualitative and quantitative cytologic tests on a variety of cell samples to establish the presence or absence of cancer, infectious disease and other cellular abnormalities and to provide accurate test results to physicians in a timely manner to assist in their diagnosis.

  • Performs rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) on fine needle aspiration (FNA) and triage specimens accordingly.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or the equivalent in education and experience

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Certified Cytotechnologist (CT) certification

  • Meets regulatory requirements for performing regulatory quality control (QC) functions

  • 3 years of recent experience as a cytotechnologist

  • Experience and expertise with with rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) of fine needle aspiriations (FNA) of variety of body sites e.g., thyroid, lung, lymph nodes, pancreas, etc.

  • Ability to make high quality direct smear on site

  • Knowledge and experience in triaging specimens for ancillary testing

  • Ability to travel to multiple site for ROSE FNA assists

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 to 2 years of recent experience as a cytotechnologist

  • Telecytology experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 157755