In our Lab Medicine Department at MSKCC, were taking bold steps to redefine whats 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 to work in our labs with strongcomputer experience & excellent information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and present information to laboratory and hospital staff.
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.
Associate's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (preferred).
OR high school diploma/GED + 1-2 years ofexperience as a Medical Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Assistant or related job.
OR abachelor's degree in the Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology)
Strong computerskills in Word and Excel.
Hours of Work:
37.5 Hours a week
Monday - Friday, 12 AM - 8 AM with rotating weekends
Internal Number: 2019-32169
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.