Inventory Aide

USA-NY-New York
3 months ago
Requisition ID

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 27th 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 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Summary:  Monitor and control the flow of medical supplies, medical equipment, and office supplies for the Correlative Sciences Program. Will also be responsible for transporting and delivering time-sensitive materials (blood specimens, biopsy material) between main campus and other MSK locations on a daily basis.


You Are:

  • Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Able to utilize a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insights into personal strengths and weaknesses.


You will:

  • Inventory Control:
    • Counts medical and office supplies in assigned areas, item by item, on a weekly basis and notes quantities needed to ensure floor stock is maintained at an operational level. Moves supplies from bulk storage to closet storage daily.
    • Delivers, orders, and stores supplies in appropriate location per department guidelines within established timeframes.
    • Checks expiration date on all dated supplies and processed items; discards outdated supplies. Checks and straightens supply shelves and drawers daily; assures all items are within expiration dates, in order (e.g. in assigned space, all like items together), free of dust, and easily accessible.
  • Specimen Handling:
    • Moves specimen between MSK sites in IATA approved container for delivery. Completes necessary paperwork (e.g. chain of custody logs) to check samples in/out of areas.
    • Delivers pre-made collection kits to collection area.
  • Clerical Duties:
    • Organizes completed specimen requisitions for scanning, scans requisitions and places in digital archive.
    • Maintains paper and digital files for auditing and regulatory purposes.

You need:

  • HS Diploma/GED


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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