Medical Lab Assistant - Monday - Friday, 11p-7a, every 3rd weekend rotation
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2022-60010
In the Lab Medicine Department at MSK, were taking bold steps to redefine whats possible. Our state-of-the-art clinical laboratories provide sophisticated technology and automated equipment that allow us 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 specialists also play a vital role in clinical research through contributions we make to the development of new laboratory tests and diagnostic platforms.
We are seeking a Medical Laboratory Assistant to join our team at 1275 York Ave Main Hospital Rapid Results Lab!
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared objectives and goals
A good decision-maker with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with high energy and passion
Very comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Review requisitions and order entry orders to verify the accuracy of corresponding specimens, and enter required data into the computer
Prepare specimens for testing or send out to another laboratory for testing utilizing the laboratory computer system
Maintain a complete, accurate, and organized file system, filing addition/correction sheets, requisitions, and reference laboratories results according to laboratory guidelines
Maintain an organized and secure supply area and reagent storage area to ensure easy access to reagents, chemicals, and supplies
Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area
High school diploma/GED + 1-2 years of proven experience
Strong computer skills
Excellent information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and present information to laboratory and hospital staff
Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, 11p-7a, every 3rd weekend rotation; onsite
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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.