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Ascension Health Cytology Assistant in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Asst-Cytology - General Lab Anc 001 - Part-Time Day, 24 Hours Weekly - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI

Three eight hour shifts per week; 8-430. No weekends or holidays.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to perform various technical, clerical and patient care duties that support the function of the cytopathology laboratory.


  • Catalogs cytology specimens into the logging system.

  • Processes and prepares cytology specimens for technical evaluation.

  • Operates laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, stainers, and processors; performs routine maintenance on equipment.

  • Maintains inventory and orders laboratory supplies.

  • Assists other lab associates in performing various laboratory duties.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or GED required.

Work Experience:

  • Cytology experience preferred. Experience in patient registration, insurance, etc. also a benefit for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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