Technologist II – Chemistry (Evening Shift)

Job Posting Number: 16158

Allied Health – Laboratory Medicine
New York, NY
December 6, 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. For further information, please visit: https://www.mskcc.org/departments/laboratory-medicine/expertise

The Laboratory Medicine Department is seeking an experienced Technologist to perform and maintain proficiency in the technical and related work of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory.

You will:

  • Review requisitions and order entry orders, verify accuracy of corresponding specimens, and enter required data into computer.
  • Perform technical duties in all laboratory sections, with minimal supervision, as assigned.
  • 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 Quality Control Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance.

You have:

  • 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:

  • Monday-Friday, 4pm to 12 midnight, 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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