Medical Laboratory Assistant (Lab Medicine)

Job Posting Number: 13519

Allied Health – All
New York, NY
September 8, 2017
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 27th 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 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

In Laboratory Medicine we’re taking bold steps to redefine what’s possible. Our state-of-the-art clinical laboratories provide sophisticated technology and automated equipment that allow our teams 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 Medical Technologists, Laboratory Managers, and Laboratory Directors.

Our experts also play a vital role in clinical research through contributions we make to the development of new laboratory tests and diagnostic platforms.

For further information on the department, please visit: https://www.mskcc.org/departments/laboratory-medicine/expertise and review our videos:

We seek Medical Laboratory Assistants with strong computer experience & excellent information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and present information to laboratory and hospital staff.

You will:

  • Accessioning: review requisitions and order entry orders, verify the accuracy of corresponding specimens and enter required data into the computer.
  • Specimen processing: prepare specimens for testing or sending out to another laboratory for testing.
  • Reference laboratory processing: prepare specimens for sending out to other laboratories utilizing the laboratory computer system.
  • Clerical support: maintain complete, accurate, and organized file system. File addition/correction sheets, requisitions and reference laboratories’ results according to laboratory guidelines.
  • Materials management: maintain an organized and secure supply area and reagent storage area to ensure easy access to reagents, chemicals and supplies.
  • Safety: contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area.

You Need:

  • Associates degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (preferred).
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Assistant or related job.
  • Strong computer skills in Word and Excel.

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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