Laboratory Technologist I, Microbiology - Part-Time
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 66159
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The Clinical Microbiology Lab is seeking an experienced Part-Time Laboratory Technologist / Microbiologist to join their team. We have invested in cutting edge technology in this lab and have a strong focus upon molecular sequencing.
Perform technical duties related to the work of the clinical microbiology service: bacteriology, mycobacteriology, and molecular microbiology
Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the Laboratory's Standard Operating Procedures
Perform routine and advanced equipment maintenance
Contribute to the upkeep and safety of the Laboratory and assures a clean, safe, adequately supplied work area
Participate in the laboratory inventory program that provides adequate inventories of reagents and supplies
Create and help maintain an environment that emphasizes safety following New York State DOH, Joint Commission, OSHA and CLIA regulations
Provide direction, training, and feedback on routine laboratory procedures, as assigned
A Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Sciences
A NY State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required
0-2 years of experience in a clinical laboratory
Molecular experience preferred
Excellent computer, verbal and written communication skills
ASCP certification preferred
Hours of work:
8 AM - 4PM
Alternating weeks of Monday - Thursday and Monday - Wednesday
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