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Billings Clinic Cytotechnologist in Billings, Montana

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!

You can make a difference here.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more ( about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here ( for more information ordownload the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide ( .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here ( to learn more!


LAB-HISTOLOGY (Billings Clinic Main Campus)


Shift: Day

Employment Status: Part-Time (.5 - .74)

Hours per Pay Period: 0.50 = 40 hours (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE

Under general supervision, microscopically evaluates cells for cancer and pathologic conditions. Makes independent judgments and decisions for diagnosing results and correlating clinical information with microscopic observations. Acts as a lead for the cytotechnology department, including assisting with the day to day operations of the department, responsible for quality control and regulatory readiness of department.

Essential Job Functions

•Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

•Microscopically evaluates all specimen types for pathologic processes, primarily for precancerous and cancerous conditions. Responsible for processing non-gynecologic specimens. Assists physicians with fine needle aspiration biopsies throughout the Billings Clinic at the patient’s location. Advise the physician of the specimen adequacy. (Patient Care – Laboratory – Cytology Specimen Analysis)

•Enters results of the cytologic examination into the computer system and generates final cytologic report. (Patient Care – Laboratory – Cytology Reports)

•Prepares slides for processing, accessioning, computer entry, staining and coverslipping. Files and labels slides. (Patient Care – Laboratory – Cytology Slide Prep)

•Prepares and replenishes laboratory solutions, filters, stains and reagents according to the rotation schedule and performs preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment. (Environment of Care – Equipment & Supplies – Laboratory Supplies)

•Completes quality control forms, personal statistics and lab statistics on a daily basis according to regulations. (Quality & Regulatory – Quality Control – Laboratory Quality Control)

•Performs other duties as requested or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Billings Clinic policies and procedures, both organizational and departmental

•Billings Clinic Corporate Compliance Program

•Billings Clinic Code of Business Conduct

•Patient’s/resident’s rights

•HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

•Personal computers, hardware and software

•Proper cellular fixation and specimen processing

•Laboratory policies and procedures

•Laboratory equipment and testing to perform quality control checks

•Medical terminology

•Regulatory requirements and standards

•Biology, histology, anatomy, physiology and detailed knowledge of the practice of cytotechnology

•Professional communication skills, both verbal and written

•Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of services provided will encompass age groups ranging from infant through geriatric

•Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written

•Establish and maintain collaborative relationships

•Work effectively in a team environment

•Work independently with minimal supervision

•Analyze data and make independent judgments in regard to selection of appropriate procedures, equipment and supplies

•Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of work load assignments

•Decisions made are critical to patient treatment and care.

Minimum Qualifications




3-5 years experience as a cytotechnologist


• Certified, or eligible for certification, in cytotechnology by the American Society or Clinical Pathologists.

• Current Montana license as cytotechnologist or ability to become licensed within one (1) month of hire Additional qualifications for Lead


Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more (

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.