Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for a cytotechnologist. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A cytotechnologist examines human cells using a microscope to detect abnormalities and diseases such as cancer, pre-cancerous cells, or infectious agents. He/she uses the findings to diagnose and treat the diseases.

Other duties include preparing slides for testing, applying staining techniques to cell samples to prepare them for testing, receiving the samples for testing, interpreting specimens, writing a report of the findings, providing patient's microscopic findings to aid in the preparing of pathology reports by the pathologist, verifying the information of the patients and specimens, ensuring that the laboratory operations are effective by observing standards in the collection and preparation of specimen as well as ensuring laboratory safety.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

KNOWLEDGE OF JOB: Knowledge of Job is essential to every employee who needs to have a clear understanding of how their jobs fit into the overall organization to eliminate carelessness and laxity.

Does not stock one's work; prioritizes and schedules own tasks and delivers quality work without missing deadlines

Regularly asks for feedback in order to know what others expect, any weak areas and what one needs to work on first

3

PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT: Participative Management is also known as employee involvement is the participation of all stakeholders at all levels of the organization in the investigation of problems, development of strategies and implementation of solutions.

Holds workers liable for their results assuring each remains answerable

Recognizes and carefully handles employees who show signs of employee burnout

3

SUPERVISORY SKILLS: Supervisory Skills is the ability to lead and manage people effectively in a difficult and challenging atmosphere in the day to day life.

Maintains a work position which stimulates the growth of each individual

Makes certain that employees have a clear understanding of their responsibilities

3

EMPATHY: Empathy is the understanding of another person's condition from their perspective by placing yourself in their shoes and feeling what they are feeling.

Pays attention to the surrounding, the expressions, feelings, and actions of the people before interacting with them

Tries to come up with answers that truly explain one's own feelings and refrains with negative answers such as "I don't know"

2

COMMITMENT TO THE JOB: Commitment to the Job is the feeling of responsibility that a person has towards a mission and goals of an organization.

Observes punctuality at all times and is always at the right place at the right time

Has speedy and effective resolution of customers' issues and complaints and often tracks customers' satisfaction

3

PERSISTENCE: Persistence is the refusal to give up or let go of a firm or obstinate continuous course of action despite difficulties or opposition that you may face.

Sets a goal that can reasonably be accomplished and sets a realistic time frame

Keeps a positive mental attitude even when faced with defeat and failures

3

GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING: Goal and Objective Setting is the strategic plan that is set and laid down identifying how goals should be accomplished, by who and by what time.

Shares high-level objectives with team members in order to ensure that each individual is in alignment with the company's vision and mission

Sets goals that are tied to the overall growth strategy of the company in order to increase the company's productivity

2

INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE: Intercultural Competence is the knowledge and skills to successfully interact with people from other ethnic, religious, cultural, national and geographic groups.

Discourages intolerance between individuals and groups with different cultural practices and beliefs

Attends and promotes group meetings and events that include people from different cultures

2

RESEARCH: Research is the ability to stay updated on the latest trends in different fields as per your concern or the concern of your company or business.

Employs innovative and imaginative thinking when looking for new ways to approach problems

Possesses outstanding ability to summarize information, explain the motives, aims, results, and conclusions of a research

3

ANALYTICAL SKILLS: Analytical Skills is the ability to collect and analyze information, solve problems and make decisions according to the policies and regulations of the business.

Excels at analyzing complex and large volumes of data and finding trends in that data

Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills when sharing an analysis with others

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

KNOWLEDGE OF JOB:

How have you improved your knowledge of the job? In what ways have you helped other employees improve their knowledge of the job?

Can you give two or three examples of times when you have worked with groups of people to accomplish tasks? What was your role?

[employee comments]
PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT:

Are you available to answer questions that need instant solutions?

Are you a fountain of energy and comfort to demoralized employees?

[employee comments]
SUPERVISORY SKILLS:

Do you measure your performance as you gauge the performance of the employees?

Are you reliable to give a competent report on each employee's abilities?

[employee comments]
EMPATHY:

In your opinion, what are the ingredients in building and maintaining good relationships with colleagues at work?

What is one thing you wish other colleagues knew about you, but they don't?

[employee comments]
COMMITMENT TO THE JOB:

Are there instances in which you anticipated problems, and you were able to suggest solutions and influence a new direction?

What has been your major work-related setback? What happened and how did you manage to keep moving forward?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

Describe a time when your manager put pressure on you. Did you handle the pressure as well as you would have loved to?

What have you done in the past to become successful in achieving your goals?

[employee comments]
GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING:

What is one of the major goals that you have set for yourself recently? How are you planning to achieve it?

Is there a time when you were working on an important goal, but then you realized that you couldn't achieve it when you were already halfway done? What did you do?

[employee comments]
INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE:

What efforts are you making to enhance your understanding of individuals and groups with different cultural practices and beliefs?

How often do you encourage others to show respect to people with diverse cultural backgrounds?

[employee comments]
RESEARCH:

What are you doing to improve your understanding of how to use data reduction and synthesis methods?

What efforts are you making to identify ideas and concepts that are relevant to a problem?

[employee comments]
ANALYTICAL SKILLS:

Can you recall any problem you solved that required analyzing complex and large volumes of data?

What efforts are you making to search for the best sources of information?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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