Laboratory Technologist I - Microbiology

    • New 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.
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.

Job Description

We are:


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 dedicated to providing diverse educational opportunities to develop further the skills and ambitions of our medical technologists and technicians, 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.


We are currently seeking a Lab Technologist I for our Microbiology Lab


You will:

  • Perform technical duties in all laboratory sections, with minimal supervision, as assigned.
  • Review test orders and verify the accuracy of corresponding specimens.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, legible, neat, organized, up-to-date records/logs/files.
  • Prepare results for analysis and enter test results into the computer, with minimal supervision.
  • Create neat, accurate, well-formatted documents.
  • Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and assure a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area.
  • Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance.

You have:

  • A current New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Lab Sciences or Medical Technology required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • A strong drive to continually learn and to develop your skills within a highly dynamic setting.


  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday through Friday with weekend and holiday rotation 

***$2000 sign-on bonus for Lab Technologist I



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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