Laboratory Technologist – Clinical Microbiology

Job Posting Number: 15842

Allied Health – Laboratory Medicine
New York, NY
November 14, 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:

We are:

We’re taking bold steps to redefine what’s possible in Laboratory Medicine. 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.

It’s a very exciting time for our Laboratory Medicine department as Memorial Sloan Kettering is moving to a new state-of-the-art laboratory medicine facility on East 64th Street between First and Second Avenues. The new Laboratory Medicine Building will maximize operational efficiency, allowing the Laboratory Medicine team to provide test results faster and reduce the amount of blood needed from a patient to generate those results.

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The Clinical Microbiology Lab is seeking an experienced Laboratory Technologist.


  • Perform technical duties related to the work of the Clinical Microbiology Service: Bacteriology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology, Parasitology, Serology, Virology and Molecular Microbiology
  • Maintain complete, accurate, legible, neat, organized, up-to-date records/logs/files,
  • Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures. Performs routine and advanced equipment maintenance
  • Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assures a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area
  • Participates in the laboratory inventory program that provides adequate inventories of reagents and supplies
  • Create and help maintain an environment that places emphasis on safety in accordance with New York State DOH, Joint Commission, OSHA and CLIA regulations
  • Provide direction, training, and feedback on routine laboratory procedures, as assigned


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Sciences with 2+ years experience in Clinical Microbiology
  • A NY State Clinical Lab Technologist License or ASCP certification with eligibility to apply for NY State License
  • Excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills

HOURS: Evening and Overnight shifts available

  • Evening hours: Monday-Friday, 4pm to 12 midnight, with weekend and holiday coverage as scheduled
  • Overnight hours: Monday-Friday, 12 am – 8 am, with weekend and holiday coverage as scheduled

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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