Lab Technologist III - Cell Marker Laboratory

USA-NY-New York
6 days ago(1/12/2018 1:42 PM)
Requisition ID
Allied Health - All

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

We are:


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 Memorial Sloan Kettering is moving to a new state-of-the-art laboratory medicine facility on East 64th Street between First and Second Avenues. The new Laboratory Medicine Building will maximize operational efficiency, allowing the Laboratory Medicine team to provide test results faster and reduce the amount of blood needed from a patient to generate those results. For further information, please visit:


This position is for an experienced Laboratory Technologist III who is proficient in flow cytometric testing and assay/instrument validation.


We are looking for someone to participates in equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. This position will assist laboratory management to set-up new instrumentation, as well as to establish and optimize operational protocols. We are also looking for this person to assist laboratory management to design and set-up new assays, to choose analytical methods, as well as to establish and optimize operational protocols.




You are:

  • 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.
  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Focused on continuous improvement, knowing the most effective and efficient processes to optimize work flow.
  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
  • Possess excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills.
  • An independent thinker.

You will:

  • Perform and maintain competency in the technical and related work of the laboratory.
  • Manage the physical environment of the laboratory in accordance with New York State DOH, Joint Commission, OSHA and CLIA regulations.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on all laboratory matters.
  • Assure compliance with MSKCC P&Ps, and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Annually review and revise site specific P&Ps in collaboration with the MSK Laboratory, the laboratory director, and the laboratory manger.
  • Assumes technical responsibilities in assigned area or with assigned equipment/assay.
  • Performs more complex procedures.
  • Keeps knowledge current.
  • Assures compliance with new/applicable regulations.
  • Participates in advanced training.
  • Assists in various QMS, LIS, Education, and Technical Assay/Instrumentation responsibilities, as assigned.

You need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Lab Sciences.
  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License.
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in flow cytometry (preferred).

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week.
  • Hours will be between 7am and 7pm. 



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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