Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Laboratory Technologist - Clinical Microbiology (Day Shift) in New York, New York
Laboratory Technologist – Clinical Microbiology (Day Shift)
Job Posting Number: 22068
Allied Health – Laboratory Medicine
May 3, 2018
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.
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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 many of our teams have recently moved into our new state-of-the-art laboratory medicine facility on East 64th Street. Our new Laboratory Medicine Building maximizes operational efficiency, allowing our Laboratory Medicine team to provide test results more quickly 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 Clinical Microbiology Lab is seeking an experienced Laboratory Technologist / Microbiologist to join their team. We have invested in cutting edge technology in this lab and have a strong focus upon molecular sequencing.
Perform technical duties related to the work of the clinical microbiology service: bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology, serology, virology and molecular microbiology
Maintain complete, accurate, legible, neat, organized, up-to-date records/logs/files,
Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures
Perform routine and advanced equipment maintenance
Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assures a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area
Participate in the laboratory inventory program that provides adequate inventories of reagents and supplies
Create and help maintain an environment that places emphasis on safety in accordance with New York State DOH, Joint Commission, OSHA and CLIA regulations
Provide direction, training, and feedback on routine laboratory procedures, as assigned
A Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Sciences
A NY State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License
2+ years experience working as a Microbiologist in a clinical laboratory
Excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills
ASCP certification preferred
Hours of work:
37.5 hours per week
Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4 pm
Weekend and holiday rotation coverage required
*Position level and salary will be commensurate with experience.
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