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. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
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Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.
In the Protocol Core Services department at MSK, we're taking bold steps to redefine what's possible. Our state-of-the-art research laboratories provide sophisticated technology and automated equipment that allow us to get to answers faster and more efficiently, with a strong emphasis on applied and translational research. We are committed to the growth and advancement of the department, and fully support the active collaboration of scientists, clinicians, and industry experts to develop next-generation laboratory methods. MSK is also dedicated to providing diverse educational opportunities to further develop the skills and ambitions of our lab technicians, supporting staff, and Managers. Our specialists also play a vital role in clinical research through contributions we make to the development of new laboratory tests and diagnostic platforms.
Visit our Laboratory Medicine website to learn more about our expertise and review our videos:
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We are seeking a Lab Technician to join our team!
An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals
A good decision-maker with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy and passion
Very comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Review requisitions and order entry orders to verify the accuracy of corresponding specimens, and enter required data into the computer
Prepare specimens for testing or send out to another laboratory for testing utilizing the laboratory computer system
Assure all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory's Standard Operating Procedures.
Perform daily equipment maintenance and maintain logs for freezers and centrifuges.
Provide direction, training, and feedback on routine laboratory procedures, as assigned.
For requisitions lacking required information (e.g., specimen source), contacts the submitting physician to obtain the missing information.
Maintain a complete, accurate, and organized files system, filing requisitions, and reference laboratories' results according to laboratory guidelines
Maintain an organized and secure supply area and reagent storage area to ensure easy access to reagents, chemicals, and supplies
Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area
High school diploma/GED + 1-2 years of proven experience
Strong computer skills in Word and Excel
Excellent information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and present information to laboratory and hospital staff
Hours of Work:
Sun 9-5, Mon-Thur, 12-8.
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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.