Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Epidemiologist, Infection Control in New York, New York

Epidemiologist, Infection Control

Job Posting Number: 21909

Professional – Hospital Administration

New York,NY

July 26, 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 will:

  • Participate in Infection Control activities including design of methods for surveillance and other departmental studies.

  • Analyze data to determine the incidence, risk factors, and outcomes associated with infections.

  • As an integral member of the Infection Control team, manage how studies are conducted.

  • Assist PIs with aspects of epidemiologic study design and biostatistical methods, supervise execution, data maintenance and presentation of results.

  • Analyze data to determine the incidence, risk factors and outcomes associated with study questions at hand.

You are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

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

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.

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

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

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

  • Effective at building formal and informal networks inside and outside the organization to further departmental and institutional goals.

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

  • Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your perspective and priorities.

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles.

  • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You have:

  • PhD preferred, 2-4 years’ experience required

  • Ability to conduct work without direction and design methodology for epidemiological studies

  • Good interpersonal skills; as well as oral and written communication skills

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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