Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a cytology technical specialist. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Cytology Technical Specialist assists in the diagnosis of diseases by preparing slides containing cell samples and analyzing them to discover if they have any anomalies. He/she usually helps a cytotechnologist in analyzing human cells to detect if there are diseases like cancer.

Other associated duties include ensuring that the right specimens are received for testing abnormalities, virus, bacteria and other indicators of diseases; staining samples; preparing laboratory equipment; recording patients information; ensure safety and anti-contamination procedures are followed to protect the samples and technicians; provide technical expertise; take part in performance improvement activities and quality assurance programs in the laboratory as well as perform complex diagnostic testing.

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

SAFETY AT WORK: Safety is being protected from hurt or other non-desirable outcomes that may tend to overrule a situation and cause damages of different kinds.

Does not create time to inspect the facility for areas that need repair or improvement

Does not post safety signs thus employees keep on forgetting about the everyday risks inherent in their jobs

1

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.

Constantly look for potential talent gaps and goes out of the way to motivate employees towards the right direction

Great communication skills with clear indications of what is expected from each team member

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.

Does not have the capacity to handle difficult people and treats them differently

Ignores confrontations and overlooks mistakes leading to a dissatisfied workforce

1

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.

Has trouble dealing with interpersonal conflicts at work, home and in the community

Does not show interest in people outside one's own social circle or new employees

1

CONCEPTUAL THINKING: Conceptual Thinking is the ability to recognize a situation or problem by identifying patterns or connections while addressing the underlying issues.

Redesigns various company's departments in order to meet long-term objectives

Integrates complex and diverse data to create concepts that are entirely new but helpful to the company

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.

Is specific; states with clarity the exact thing that one wants to be done or what one is refusing to do

Works with people who have positive mental attitude and avoids listening to cynical advice and pessimistic colleagues

2

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

Rarely participates in celebrations and events that feature people with different cultures

Does little to discourage intolerance between individuals and groups with different cultural practices and beliefs

1

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.

Demonstrates poor critical thinking skills and hardly bothers to examining the validity and truth of arguments

Rarely applies logic and reason when determining the merits of an argument and often draws conclusions from illogical arguments

1

COMPUTER SKILLS: Computer Skills are the necessary computer working skills that each employee need to have while seeking to get admitted into the professional world.

Does not understand the importance of backing up data on a regular basis

Hardly seeks for assistance when faced with a problem related to using a computer service

1

MECHANICAL SKILLS: Mechanical Skills are the abilities to solve problems that arise in the workplace, although it may vary from one company to another.

Lacks analytical skills and is always unable to solve most problems brought by clients

Demonstrates little understanding of how to use computer aided design technologies when converting design information into workable drawings

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

SAFETY AT WORK:

How often do you organize safety training programs for your employees? How has this helped the employees and the company at large?

Can you give an example of a time when you had to stop an important process due to the danger of imminent accidents?

[employee comments]
PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT:

Are you available for the employees when they need you?

How well do you advise those who want to grow and expand their career?

[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:

Think of a time you had to address an angry client. How would you assess your role in diffusing the problem?

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

[employee comments]
CONCEPTUAL THINKING:

Can you describe a time you were able to identify underlying or key issues in a complex situation? How did you go about it?

Describe a time when you needed to develop and use a complex procedure in order to complete a task. What obstacles did you encounter when handling the task?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

Is there a time when you have faced a difficult situation? What ways did you use to sustain your ability to keep on going until the situation was fixed?

Is there a time you have persuaded your manager to accept an idea that you knew he/she would not like? What resistance did you meet and how did you overcome it?

[employee comments]
INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE:

Are you actively involved in celebrations and events that feature people with different cultures?

Are you actively involved in professional development courses and forums that enhance intercultural competency?

[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 improve your critical thinking skills when examining the validity and truth of arguments?

[employee comments]
COMPUTER SKILLS:

What are you doing to improve your knowledge in installing, using, and troubleshooting computer software

Have you ever tried to use different versions and types of computer operating systems? Did you learn anything new?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

How often do you train yourself to improve your ability to read a wide range machine prints and diagrams?

How often do you undergo training on using computer aided design to enhance your ability to design machines?

[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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