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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Medical Lab Assistant in New York, New York

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.

Job Description

In Laboratory Medicine we’re taking bold steps to redefine what’s possible. 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.

Visit our Laboratory Medicine website ( to learn more about our expertise and review our videos:

  • Smart & Passionate People: Laboratory Medicine (

  • A Day in the Life | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    We seek Medical Laboratory Assistants with strong computer experience & excellent information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and present information to laboratory and hospital staff.

    You Are:

  • 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

    You Will:

  • 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

    You Have!

  • High school diploma/GED + 1-2 years of proven experience

  • Strong computer skills in Word and Excel

  • Excellent information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, share, and present information to laboratory and hospital staff #LI-Post


  • 2 shift available: Monday - Friday, 1PM to 9:00PM and 12:30PM to 8:30PM



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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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date2 weeks ago(5/4/2021 11:50 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-49439

Category Allied Health - Laboratory Medicine