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.

Cultivates good relationships with the people in one's company and treats them with courtesy, respect, and kindness

Remains calm and composed even when facing difficult situations or working under pressure

2

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.

Always give appreciation for contributions and significant achievements by the employees

Shows respect to each team member in the company without favoritism

2

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.

Maximizes the value of recognition and rewards as a way to retain most employees

Encourages active involvement to all the workers to promote positive involvement

2

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.

Able to challenge bias, stereotyping and intolerance, and creates an atmosphere that is respectful towards everyone

Does not just want to be right to proof a point, rather, is truly interested in the best outcome or solution to a problem

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.

Shows eagerness to promote the company's products and services to customers in order to make the customers feel part of the company's long-term success

Is encouraging, empowering and helpful and focuses on maintaining a harmonious and happy office environment

2

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.

Makes a clear statement of how one feels, without becoming angry, irritated or defensive, no matter the number of times one has to repeat oneself

Welcomes change and new ideas and continues looking for ways that one can incorporate these into one's life

2

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.

Plans and measures each team member's contribution to the set goals when goal attainment requires team effort

Breaks down complex goals into smaller and manageable chunks and delegates the chunks to the team members for easier accomplishment

3

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

Increases links to networks of individuals and groups from different cultural backgrounds

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.

Tries to examine problems from a different point of view

Makes effort to examine the truth of an argument before making a conclusion

2

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.

Demonstrates willingness to learn how to work with graphical information

Seeks for assistance when analyzing complex and large volumes of data

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

KNOWLEDGE OF JOB:

Can you describe two instances when you have demonstrated knowledge of job at work?

What techniques do you use to plan your daily tasks? How effective have they been?

[employee comments]
PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT:

Do you make decisions with the employees in mind or do you just consider your own needs?

Have you recognized your strengths and weaknesses in dealing with the different employees?

[employee comments]
SUPERVISORY SKILLS:

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

Do you have a laid out plan on how to ensure you reach each employee individually?

[employee comments]
EMPATHY:

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

Why is it important for employees to show empathy towards each other as well as towards their customers?

[employee comments]
COMMITMENT TO THE JOB:

Are there times you have come in early or stayed late in order to meet a deadline?

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 to develop the inner energy that keeps you going when facing tough situations at work?

[employee comments]
GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING:

How have you kept yourself motivated to accomplish your goals? How have you helped others achieve their goals?

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 efforts are you making to improve your research methods?

How often do you employ logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument?

[employee comments]
ANALYTICAL SKILLS:

Can you describe a task you did that tested your analytical abilities?

How often do you encourage others to think outside the box when trying to solve a problem?

[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: