Lab Assistant (Bergen, NJ)

Job Locations USA-NJ-Montvale
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/13/2018 4:45 PM)
Requisition ID
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 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.

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We are currently seeking Laboratory Assistants for new Bergen (Montvale) location, which is due to open in mid-2018.

You are:

  • Someone who readily takes action on challenges, without unnecessary planning
  • Able to handle and manages crises effectively
  • Able to work as part of team, as well as independently
  • An excellent communicator who supports open expression of diverse ideas and opinions
  • Someone who follows through on commitments and acts with a clear sense of ownership
  • Known to deliver messages in a clear, compelling, and concise manner
  • Able to successfully build and deliver solutions that meets customer expectations
  • Able to make sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information

You will:

  • Perform accessioning and processing of specimens according to laboratory procedures
  • Assume clerical responsibilities, such as answering and assisting clinicians with questions.
  • Perform Inventory management
  • Assist laboratory staff with technical procedures.

You need:

  • An Associates Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science
  • 1-2 years experience in a clinical laboratory as a Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Assistant or related job. 
  • Strong computer skills in Word and Excel, along with experience using relational databases.

Hours of work:

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday, with hours falling between 7am and 7pm. Hours are subject to change dependent upon patient demand. 



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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