Technologist Trainee - Rapid Response Lab (Evening Shift)

USA-NY-New York
1 week ago
Requisition ID
2017-17537
Category
Allied Health - Laboratory Medicine

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’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.

Our experts also play a vital role in clinical research through contributions we make to the development of new laboratory tests and diagnostic platforms.

Very exciting time for our department as Memorial Sloan Kettering is building a 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: https://www.mskcc.org/departments/laboratory-medicine/expertise

We seek a Technologist Trainee to perform and maintain competency in the technical and related work of our Rapid Results Lab.  The Technologist Trainee will work an evening shift.   

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.


You Will:

  • Review requisitions and Order Entry orders, verify accuracy of corresponding specimens, and enter required data into computer.
  • Perform technical procedures to include bone marrow and peripheral blood slide review, ficoll separation, monoclonal antibody staining and flow cytometric immunophenotyping analyses, with supervision, as assigned.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, legible, neat, organized, up-to-date records/logs/files. Prepare results for analysis and enters test results into the computer, with minimal supervision. Create neat, accurate, well-formatted documents.
  • Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Quality Control Standard Operating Procedures. Perform routine equipment maintenance.
  • Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assures a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area. Maintains adequate inventories of reagents and supplies.
  • Work evening hours.

You Need:

  • Bachelor's degree Clinical Lab Sciences or Medical Lab Technology.
  • Basic computer (Word, Excel) skills and math abilities.

Closing

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.  

 

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

 

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