Cytotechnologists


Stain, mount, and study cells to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities, and other pathological conditions following established standards and practices.
Also called: Cytotechnologist; Senior Cytotechnologist; Staff Cytotechnologist; Technical Specialist, Cytology

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • biology
    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Aspyra CyberLAB
  • MEDITECH software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    certificate after college
    bachelor's degree
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