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Providence Health & Services Cytotechnologist (CT) in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Cytotechnologist (Lab Cytology, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applicants who meet qualifications will receive an email and text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Customer Service: Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC

  • Communication: Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self Management: Demonstrates self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment

  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming

  • Flexibility: Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work

  • Continuing Education: Maintains and keeps current skills and knowledge for the job through continued education programs

  • Quality Control: Analyzes and evaluates quality control checks to assure accurate patient results

  • Teaching: Demonstrates procedures, instrumentation and techniques to train students and staff

  • Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement: Maintains ongoing and overall quality of the total testing process, relative to meeting patients and customers needs

  • Analysis: Performs microscopic evaluation of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens, renders diagnoses, and follows established guidelines for the prioritization of work

  • Reporting: Evaluates testing results for accuracy and appropriate Intervention, performs computer data entry and maintains expertise with computer systems utilized for reporting results

  • Critical Values (New High Grade Intraepithelial Lesions): Responds to critical values according to department protocol to assure patient safety and timely clinical procedures

  • Troubleshooting: Intervenes to correct problems encountered when preparation/stain problems occur

  • Maintenance: Performs instrument/equipment and reagent/supply maintenance functions

  • Laboratory Safety: Follows all safety guidelines outlined in the Laboratory Safety Manual and Departmental Procedures

  • Miscellaneous Duties: Demonstrates willingness to participate in additional job assignments


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related health sciences if certification was in or after January 2005

  • Cytotechnologist with National Certification or equivalent

  • If registry eligible, certification within one year

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related health sciences if certification prior to January 2005

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 327039