Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Laboratory Technologist - Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Development Lab in New York, New York

Laboratory Technologist – Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Development Lab

Job Posting Number: 21365

Allied Health – Pathology

New York,NY

April 19, 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:

The Department of Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering consists of disease-specific pathologists, molecular diagnosticians, and researchers with expertise in a range of solid tumor types as well as hematopathology.

We are currently seeking a Medical Laboratory Technologist who is R&D minded to work in a clinical laboratory setting in the Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Development Lab in the Department of Pathology.

You will:

  • Section paraffin and frozen tissue specimens as requested

  • Basic histology techniques (e.g. embed, process tissue)

  • Primarily perform automated Immunohistochemistry (IHC) – employing different stainer platforms (e.g. Leica, Ventana).

  • Perform in situ hybridization (ISH) and Hematoxylin Eosin staining for evaluating and analyzing tissues

  • Assist in the development of new IHC and ISH protocols and techniques

  • Testing and validating new antibodies for CLIA approved IHC protocols.

  • Analyze new equipment

  • Construct various types of multi tissue blocks (MTB)

  • Maintains necessary records

You are:

  • R&D minded with an interest in Immunohistochemistry (IHC), histology, and pathology

  • Team player

  • Interested in learning new methods

You need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related field with knowledge of biology, chemistry

  • Ability to perform dilutions and laboratory calculations

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills including working with databases

  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist license preferred. Eligibility to obtain NYS license required

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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