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Laboratory Technologist IV - Technical Specialist, Instrumentation

Company: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

MSK will require all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination based on the vaccines' high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients. Read more Laboratory Technologist IV - Technical Specialist, Instrumentation 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 requires 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. 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 also 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 an experienced--Laboratory Technologist IV--Technical--Specialist--- Instrumentation--to join our--Main Hospital Rapid Results Laboratory. You Will:

  • Participates in equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Assists laboratory management to set-up new instrumentation, as well as to establish and optimize operational protocols.
  • Validates new equipment, independently. Writes evaluation plan. Compiles data and completes documentation.
  • Applies statistical methods.
  • Evaluates data results, summarizes data, and prepares final report.
  • Presents documentation to next level.
  • Interprets and applies current regulations. Assures compliance with new/applicable equipment regulations.
  • Manages equipment aspect of inspections.
  • Acquires and maintains a thorough knowledge of instrument.
  • Attends advanced equipment training.
  • Educates/trains staff on new process/method/equipment.
  • Evaluates and documents competency of lab staff in collaboration with lab management.
  • Acts as resource to resolve equipment problems.
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems by referring to vendor manual. Identifies and resolves problems. Escalates to next level when appropriate. Works with vendor technical support. Maintains troubleshooting log.
  • Assures preventative maintenance and service is scheduled in a timely fashion.
  • Manages equipment databases. Assures Medical Equipment Database is upto-date and complete.
  • Oversees linearity and calibration verification.
  • Assists in selection of new equipment.
  • Proposes new equipment; prepares report supporting selection.
  • Facilitates communication with staff about equipment (alerts staff if equipment down, repair required, etc). You Are:
    • Excellent with interpersonal skills
    • Able to manage multiple activities and projects and meet strict timelines and deadlines.
    • Proficient in using Cerner LIS and its associated applications
    • Skilled in the MS Office Suite of applications You Have:
      • Bachelor's degree (Medical Technology, Biology, or Clinical Laboratory Sciences) required
      • Extensive bench level experience in Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Chemistry, and other lab areas.--
      • 6+ years of experience or 4+ years of experience with a Master's Degree required Participate in an Initial Phone Interview Step 3 Participate in In-Person or Video interviews Step 4 Step 5 Extension of Job Offer Step 6 Onboarding Step 7 New Employee Orientation New York, NY At MSK, we are committed to providing exceptional patient care that is as convenient as possible. Each of our facilities serves a purpose and is strategically built to support a larger community, including our employees. Allied Health - Laboratory Medicine New York, NY Laboratory Technologist II, Clinical Chemistry Allied Health - Laboratory Medicine New York, NY Laboratory Technologist II, Cellular Therapy - Day Shift Allied Health - Laboratory Medicine New York, NY If a disability prevents you from applying for a job through this website, click here . No other requests will be acknowledged. 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 that cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Your Chance to Make a Difference Is Waiting

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