Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Medical Lab Assistant (Monmouth) in Monmouth, New Jersey

Medical Lab Assistant (Monmouth)

Job Posting Number: 19460

Allied Health – Laboratory Medicine


March 8, 2018

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 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.

Job Details:

You are:

  • Committed to high standards of productivity

  • Motivated to provide exceptional customer service

  • Action oriented and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Adaptable in your approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

  • A good decision maker, with proven success of making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

You will:

  • Processing of patient samples for analysis. This includes reviewing appropriateness of requests, accessioning, aliquotting, centrifugation, archiving and sample preparation for specimens sent to another laboratory for testing.

  • Maintains competency in the clerical and related work of the laboratory, record keeping of reagents, chemicals and instrument Service Contracts, telephone coverage, and other related duties. Works under direct supervision of senior technologist, laboratory Supervisor or manager of the clinical laboratory.

  • Accessioning; reviews Order Entry orders and requisitions, verifies accuracy of corresponding specimens, and enters required data into computer as detailed in the laboratory’s standard operating procedures.

  • Prepares and maintains organized laboratory requisition and result files. Submits, processes and follows up on orders for laboratory supplies and equipment. Tracks equipment maintenance and repairs.

  • Prepares specimens for testing or sending out to another laboratory for testing.

You need:

  • Minimum Education: High school plus 1-2 years of technical education or experience. Associate degree. Major: Clinical Laboratory Science preferred.

  • Minimum Experience: 1 year

  • Basic Clinical Laboratory terminology.

  • Ability to work as part of the team and independently when required.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interfacing with Service Chiefs, Department Chairs/Directors, Administrators, Managers, attending staff, principal investigators and peers outside division. External contacts: Vendors

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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