Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Accession Assistant in New York, New York

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 Description

The role of the Accession Assistant is to log incoming specimens which arrive to the Accession Desk into the pathology computer network; assist in the maintenance of quality control for reports and all data entry pertaining to patients' records.

You Will:

  • Examines all information on requisition and specimen. Checks for accuracy and prepares for entry into Co-path system.

  • Enters patient data and specimen data information into the laboratory information system to assign the specimen to the correct patient.

  • Maintains up-to date records of pathology reports, slides and cases marked for quality assurance.

  • Uses correct telephone techniques and procedures when receiving and making calls to physicians and patients.

  • Performs appropriate quality controls activities to assure accuracy of data entered.

    You Need:

  • High School Diploma/GED. Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience preferred.

  • Data entry experience (prefer that experience is in a laboratory environment).

Hours of Work:

  • 37.5 hours per week.

  • 11am to 7pm shift

  • Rotate weekends (2-3 times per quarter)


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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Requisition ID2019-30222

CategoryAllied Health - Pathology