Assistant Manager, Histology

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/25/2023 10:36 AM)
Requisition ID
Allied Health - Pathology
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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.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.


In compliance with applicable State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all MSK staff. Staff are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 (i.e., one dose of a single dose vaccine or a final dose of a multi-dose vaccine series). Exceptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.  Requests for medical exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required to start work.


*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.



Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster two months after completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19.  Because vaccine-induced immunity can wane over time, MSK continues to strongly urge all staff to get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they become eligible to maintain their protective immunity for a longer period.

Job Description

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The Department of Pathology at MSK is a dedicated, diverse group known for their expertise, resourcefulness, and compassion! Working in a highly motivating environment, the group receives a complex variety of more than 110,000 specimens annually and performs more than 50,000 molecular diagnostic tests.


We have more than 600 staff members spread across four laboratory services: surgical pathology, hematopathology, cytology, and molecular diagnostics. Pathology provides laboratory support for the Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgery program and supports MSK’s research mission through the division of experimental pathology. We’re also advancing the field of digital pathology through our slide scanning and computational pathology efforts. All of our laboratories are equipped with innovative equipment, such as ThermoFisher senior grossing stations with sophisticated camera optics and touch screens, laser capture microdissection capabilities, telecytology remote microscopy, advanced flow cytometry panels, and Illumina sequencing instruments.

 We are currently seeking an expert full time Histology Assistant Manager to join our team! In addition to technical bench-work, you will provide supervise laboratory operations, train and supervise the staff, and promote staff development.   


You Will:

  • Supervise and coordinate the functions and activities of the laboratory staff
  • Ensure adherence to laboratory safety standards and external legal regulations. 
  • Ensure effective equipment use and other resources.
  • Train and orient staff according to departmental needs and guidelines
  • Prioritize and schedule work activities, and assign staff to ensure smooth laboratory workflow.
  • Perform routine and special procedures of staff technicians as required by work overload/staff shortages.
  • Maintain professional growth and assist in quality improvement initiatives by keeping abreast with new technologies.

You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science (Chemistry or Biology) with knowledge of biology, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology
  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist required
  • 6-year experience in histopathology techniques required, including 3 years at supervisory level
  • ASCP Certification strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills - including verbal, written and computer
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Monday - Friday, 6 AM – 2PM

Learn more about our Benefits!


Pay Range: $115,100-$184,100/annually


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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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