HCA New Orleans , LA 70130

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Cytotechnologist Needed for Tulane's Downtown Campus

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Medical Laboratory Manager, the cytotechnologist stains and mounts slides and examines human body cells to detect evidence of cancer or other diseased conditions. This position classifies slides, records classification, documents quality assurance activities, and presents slides with unusual cell structures to pathologist for further examination.

Tulane Medical Center Named Among 'World's Best Hospitals' by Newsweek

Hospital named one of top 250 hospitals in the nation, one of only two Louisiana facilities recognized

NEW ORLEANS Tulane Medical Center has been named a World's Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities across the globe. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just 250 "World's Best Hospitals" found in the United States and the only hospital in southern Louisiana on the list.

"Not only are we in the company facilities like Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic two other American hospitals noted in the report we join Singapore General Hospital, which leads global clinical research efforts, and the Charit hospital in Berlin, which employs more than half of Germany's Nobel Prize winners in physiology and medicine," said Dr. William Lunn, Tulane Health System's president and CEO. "Never has our mission to provide world-class patient care, education and research felt more lived and affirmed."

The Newsweek rankings are based on a combination of publically-reported quality and patient satisfaction data as well as reputation surveys sent to tens of thousands of physicians, nurses and other medical professionals across 11 different countries. Based on these composite rankings, Newsweek ranked Tulane Medical Center No. 178 out of more than 3,800 hospitals nationwide.

"As with any such award, we don't celebrate the 'win' we celebrate what it represents," Dr. Lunn said. "We celebrate the quality care our team provides.

We celebrate our research, our clinical trials and our education that is literally shaping the future of medicine. We celebrate the selfless compassion shown to each and every patient who walks through our doors.

"We celebrate lifesaving medicine that has created ripples throughout our community, our region and now we know throughout the world."

For a full list of the World's Best Hospitals and more information about the publication's methodology, please visit

This is the latest of several accolades earned by the hospital for its quality care. Tulane Medical Center was recently named a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by IBM Watson Health in its 2019 study of U.S. hospitals' inpatient cardiology services.

The hospital was also recognized as a 2018-19 High-Performing Hospital by U.S. News & World Report for its treatment of two of the region's most serious health concerns chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure.

To learn more about Tulane Health System and its world-class services, please visit

About Tulane Health System:

Tulane Health System is an acclaimed teaching, research and medical system serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane has more than 500 credentialed physicians who provide leading-edge care, ranging from primary to tertiary to quaternary.

Facilities in the New Orleans area include Tulane Medical Center, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children, Tulane Pediatrics, Tulane Cancer Center Comprehensive Clinic, Tulane Transplant Institute, Tulane Multispecialty Center Metairie, Tulane Multispecialty Center Uptown, Tulane Multispecialty Center Downtown and the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine. Tulane Health System is a partnership jointly owned by HCA and Tulane University. For more information about Tulane Medical Center, please visit or call 1-800-588-5800.

Position Requirements:
(Minimum qualifications for the position)

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: LA state license and ASCP or NCA certification required.

  • Education: Bachelors degree or appropriate documentation of ASCP or NCA certification as a Cytotechnologist.

  • Experience: Graduation from a Bachelors degree program or 1 year on the job experience.

  • Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Demonstrated knowledge of cytology techniques and practices; ability to interact and communicate with pathologists.

  • Hours of work: Shift as scheduled.

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