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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Lab Technologist II 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

We are:The Cellular Immunology Laboratory performs a series of assays on various cellular components of the immune system. The assays consist of lymphocyte proliferation by mitogens and antigens, natural killer cell activity, immunophenotyping of lymphocytes, monocytes, granulocytes, bone marrow, peripheral blood progenitor/stem cells, cord blood and leukapheresis products. These studies are relevant in the diagnosis of immunodeficiency disorders and in monitoring the effect of therapy on several groups of patients, including those receiving bone marrow transplants or biologic response modifiers.

It’s a very exciting time for our Laboratory Medicine department because it recently moved to a new state-of-the-art laboratory medicine facility on East 64th Street between First and Second Avenues. For further information, please visit:

MSK is also dedicated to providing diverse educational opportunities to further develop the skills and ambitions of our medical technologists, laboratory managers, and laboratory directors.

The Cellular Immunology Laboratory is seeking aLaboratory Technologist II experienced in flow cytometryto perform and maintain competency in the technical and related work of the Cellular Immunology Laboratory.You will:

  • Perform technical duties in all laboratory sections, with minimal supervision, as assigned.

  • Review test orders and verify accuracy of corresponding specimens.

  • Maintain complete, accurate, legible, neat, organized, up-to-date records/logs/files.

  • Prepare results for analysis and enter test results into the computer, with minimal supervision.

  • Create neat, accurate, well-formatted documents.

  • Contribute to upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area.

  • Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Perform routine equipment maintenance.

Additionally, a Technologist II will:

  • Manage the physical environment of the laboratory in accordance with New York State DOH, Joint Commission, OSHA and CLIA regulations

  • Provide direction, training, and feedback on routine laboratory procedures, as assigned

You have:

  • A current New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License (licenses restricted to flow cytometry are acceptable) required

  • A Bachelor's degree required

  • Experience in flow cytometry highly preferred

  • Candidates with a keen interest in cellular immunology and an eagerness to learn will be considered for a Technologist I role, while those with at least 2 years of clinical laboratory experience will be considered for a Technologist II role

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • A strong drive to constantly learn and to develop your skills within a highly dynamic setting.

Hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday through Friday with weekend and holiday rotation

  • Hours will fall between 8am and 8pm

*$3000 sign on bonus for Technologist II

Closing

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 ID2019-35268

CategoryAllied Health - Laboratory Medicine

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