Allina Health

Cytotechnologist I

Minneapolis MN
Feb 05, 2013
Feb 07, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time


Allina Hospitals & Clinics is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Medical Laboratories is a Twin Cities-based integrated multi-site laboratory that performs more than 8 million lab tests each year. It provides essential and specialized services to Allina inpatients, outpatients and clinic patients, as well as support and consultation to medical providers.


Primary job duties will include screening Gyn and Non-Gyn specimens, assisting on FNA biopsies and performing QC (3+ years experience) duties.

The Allina Cytopathology Laboratory is a full service, cutting edge cytopathology laboratory offering 100% ThinPrep liquid based pap test preparations. Our laboratory is fully automated for GYN preparations using the Cytyc Imaging system. Our Cytotechnologists assist Radiologists, Surgeons and Pathologists on a variety of FNA biopsies. 85,000 pap tests and over 13,000 Non-Gyn cases performed annually. This position works closely in a team driven environment consisting of 21 team members plus pathology staff.



  • Bachelor degree in allied health sciences or Cytotechnology
  • Successful completion of a Cytotechnology program
  • ASCP certified


  • Perform computer entry using several different computer systems
  • Knowledgeable in collection of Fine Needle Aspiration biopsies
  • Ability to assess cellular adequacy on site

License Required: CT (ASCP) Medical Terminology Required

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule


  • Full time
  • 40 hours/week
  • 11:00 a.m. -7:30 p.m. (Evening shift)
  • Non-contract



Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Hospitals & Clinics is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


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