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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Equipment Specialist, Overnight in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Do you have a Central Processing Department certification and a real passion for healthcare? Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can thrive? This is your chance to shine.

We are seeking an experienced Equipment Specialist to take our services to the next level. In this role will you showcase your skillset and perform various tasks such as decontaminate, package, disinfect, and sterilize surgical instrumentation, rigid and flexible endoscopes, and other patient care equipment. You will handle supply inventory, maintain an orderly work environment, and assist with the training of department personnel to new procedures and equipment.

We want you to join Memorial Sloan Kettering where you will find your life's calling.


  • Masterful with patient care equipment and possess a deep understanding of decontamination, inspection, and sterilization.

  • Driven by a clean and organized work environment.

  • Able to make timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles.

  • Receptive of feedback to gain productive insights into personal strengths and weaknesses.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.


  • Perform instrument tray assembly quality, decontamination of instruments, rigid scopes and equipment.

  • Assist with assembly and packaging of equipment and follow hospital infection control policy.

  • Follow departmental and manufacturers guidelines in the assembly and preparation of surgical instruments.

  • Participate in hi-level disinfection and flexible endoscope processing.

  • Follow disinfection procedures in accordance with departmental, manufacturer, and regulatory guidelines.

  • Oversee sterile storage, distribution, and case cart assembly.

  • Assemble case carts, distribute items, and follow departmental policy and procedures.


  • A High School diploma or equivalent education

  • A minimum of 2 years of strong related experience with proven experience in sterile processing, taking initiative, and multitasking.

  • A Central Processing Certification

  • Superb organizational skills and a stellar work ethic


  • Fulltime hours: 11pm-7am Monday through Friday with weekend rotation.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-31044

CategoryAllied Health - All