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SSM Health Cytotechnologist in Madison, Wisconsin


This is a part time opportunity working 48 hours per two week pay period on the day shift.

Do you have a passion for delivering excellence in service? Do you enjoy being detail-oriented and producing quality results? Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day. You’ve chosen a career where patients matter—a lot and you play an important role in patient care in the hospital.

At SSM Health, you can expect a work environment where:

Employees feel valued, respected, and free to express themselves.

Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills, and talents toward a greater purpose.

Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive and values your growth as an essential team member.


  • Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing laboratory activities for patient population served.

  • Establishes and implements a system for receipt, identification and control of specimens.

  • Prepares specimens for analyses according to specifications.

  • Selects, performs, monitors and evaluates cytochemical procedures for assessing cellular constituents.

  • Examines microscopically stained smears for evidence of malignancy or abnormalities. Marks suspicious cells on slides for evaluation by the pathologist. Records test results according to established protocols.

  • Prepares reagents according to prescribed direction; maintains reagent log and control system.

  • Maintains equipment and instruments in good working order, and ensures appropriate levels of supplies and reagents are on hand.

  • May perform administrative and clerical duties as needed.

  • Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience and education


  • No experience required


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.

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