Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Associate Director/manager - Blood Bank, Laboratory Medicine

1 month agoNew York, NY

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.


MSK will require all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. This is based on the COVID-19 vaccines’ high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients.

Job Description

Are you interested in being a part of our mission to cure cancer at MSK? We have an exciting opportunity for a Blood Bank Associate Director or Manager to join our Department of Laboratory Medicine! In pursuit of patient care and scientific research, our team prepares over 50,000 blood products for transfusion every year. We have an active donor room. You will lead an innovative, collaborative, and interdependent team that regularly pursues excellence across all the MSK blood banks (or sites) at MSK.


The ideal candidate is a clinical laboratory technologist possessing the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university.
  • A current New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist license or ASCP certification with eligibility to apply for a NY license preferred
  • Management or supervisory experience in a clinical lab setting, including distribution to offsite facilities, highly skilled in reference laboratory level experience and LIS upgrade/implementation experience required.
  • Certification as a Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) preferred
  • Strong experience in formulating and managing budgets
  • Knowledge of New York and New Jersey regulatory oversight

You will:

  • Responsible for the management of staff and operations of the Blood Bank Team
  • Work closely with the supervisors to assure adequate staffing and educational opportunities for the team.
  • Responsible for preparing and managing the lab budget, covering equipment, supplies and staffing.
  • Collaborate with other departmental managers to create and implement department-wide initiatives.
  • Review validations and SOPs.
  • Act as the escalation point for the team when difficult samples require review.
  • Ensure the lab remains compliant with safety standards, legal regulations, licensing and accreditation requirements.
  • Work closely with the Senior Director and Service Chief of Transfusion Medicine

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM, flexibility as needed



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 ID: 428246587