Unified Physician Management (UPM) is the management services organization to Florida Woman Care and to Unified Women’s Healthcare in Georgia, North Carolina, Washington, and Texas.
Florida Woman Care, the largest OB/GYN group practice in the state of Florida has built a state of the art CAP-accredited lab in the Tampa area with specialists in GYN Pathology to produce the highest quality diagnoses of laboratory specimens.
We currently have over 175 medical offices and over 550 OBGYN Providers throughout the state of Florida.
The Florida Woman Care Laboratory performs Histology, Cytology and Molecular Microbiology.
The Cytotechnologist provides patient clinical data or microscopic findings to assist pathologists in the preparation of pathology reports. This position is responsible for studying cells to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities, and other pathological conditions following established standards and practices. A successful candidate will be able to perform high-complexity testing, including microscopic evaluation of ThinPrep gynecologic cytology specimens, using established protocols using the broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. Experience with ThinPrep Pap Smears is required. At least one (1) year of experience is preferred.
Duties and responsibilities:
Examine cell samples to detect abnormalities in the color, shape, or size of cellular components and patterns.
Verify name and accession number on slides and requisitions with computer for completeness and accuracy of data entry prior to microscopic evaluation.
Examining the slides under a microscope to identify abnormalities and documenting your interpretation of the results
Reporting any abnormalities to the Pathologist
Adhere to the laboratory’s QC policies, and document all QC activities
Exercises independent judgment in dealing with procedural and technical problems
Follow all health and safety regulations when handling laboratory specimens
Comply with chemical hygiene and/or laboratory safety procedures
Comply with all lab procedures, processes, and methodologies
Additional duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in cytology or health sciences or must meet the CAP/CLIA standards for a practicing cytotechnologist.
CT (ASCP Registered)-Normally a B.A./B.S. in Biological Science and meet all licensing requirements w/1-3 years of experience
ASCP certification in cytotechnology or equivalent.
Internal Number: 535
About Florida Woman Care Laboratory
Unified Physician Management (UPM) is the management services organization to Florida’s largest OB/Gyn group practice, Florida Woman Care and to Unified Women’s Healthcare in Georgia, North Carolina, Washington, and Texas. With close to 1300 providers since its inception in 2009, UPM gives physicians the ability to concentrate on their medical practice's growth, the pursuit of quality initiatives, and income growth while improving patient satisfaction.
Florida Woman Care (FWC), the largest OB/GYN group practice in the state of Florida is building a state of the art CAP accredited lab in the Tampa area with specialists in GYN Pathology to produce the highest quality of diagnosis of laboratory specimens.
We currently have over 175 care centers and over 550 OBGYN Providers throughout the state of Florida.