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Cytology Manager (1st shift / DAYS)

Toledo, OH 43604

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Cytology) Job Number: CQ1279 Pay Rate: Highly competitive pay rate Minimum Salary: Maximum Salary:

Job Description

Are you looking for a new lab leadership job? My name is Caroline and I’m a healthcare recruiter – I’m here to help! 


This independent, full-service, medical lab is looking for a full-time, permanent Cytology Manager for the DAY shift. If you’re looking to join a team of highly-qualified professionals who are committed to high-quality clinical testing with access to state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, this could be the place for you! 



The Cytology Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the department. Additional responsibilities include orienting, evaluating, and documenting performance of testing personnel. This role establishes, maintains, and revises departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety as well as oversees and reviews patient test results, quality control results, and takes remedial action when indicated. The Cytology Manager maintains departmental expenses and productivity within budget and promotes quality relations and creates a supportive climate by serving as a role model. 



  • Responsible for the activities of cytology processors and cytotechnologists, distributing PAP slides, and performing personnel-related functions under the direction of the Medical Laboratory Executives.
  • Oversee liquid-based slide preparation, staining, and imaging.
  • Examine Thin Prep prepared PAP cytology slides, retrieve previous history, HPV results, and refer cases for QC or pathologist review.
  • Maintain all SOP’s, department statistics, and daily workload.
  • Participate in quality initiatives.
  • Lead laboratory operations with a focus on identifying areas of opportunity and implementing action plans.
  • Support the Director of Technical Operations with organizational goals and objectives, iNcluding developing and inspiring your team of employees.
  • Interact with a variety of clients, patients, employees, and business units, with a commitment to customer-focused service.
  • Review business indicators, optimize processes, and maximize profitability.
  • Champion safety, compliance, and quality control.

Job Requirements


  • BS degree in Cytotechnology 
  • ASCP certification
  • 4 years of relevant full-time experience reading GYN PAP slides
  • Previous supervisory experience or a cytotechnologist in a lead role preferred
  • ThinPrep certification with imaging  strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of CLIA and CAP requirements to maintain compliance

Additional Information

Interested? Apply here, or reach out to Caroline via email ( or phone (617-746-2746). You can also schedule a time to chat using this link:

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Meet Your Recruiter

Caroline Quinn
Associate Healthcare Recruiter

Caroline joined K.A. Recruiting in 2022 after graduating from Holy Cross where she majored in International Studies and Business. She took a particular interest in forging a career in the healthcare industry after struggling with an autoimmune disorder during college. She saw first-hand the profound positive impact of healthcare professionals-- from detail-oriented lab techs to empathetic bedside nurses-- and knew that she wanted to contribute to the system. Caroline thoroughly enjoys connecting with candidates and working with them to find the best next step in their fulfilling careers. 
When she's not working, you can find Caroline skiing in Maine, surfing on the Cape & Islands, exploring museums in Boston, and playing board games with her family (specifically Ticket to Ride and Catan)!

Candidate Testimonial:

“Caroline did a truly phenomenal job helping me to look for my first nursing position. Her positive attitude & uplifting words made me feel more confident during my search for the right nursing position. She is both detail & service oriented. It is why I have recommended her services to so many of my classmates."

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