Lab Technologist (NGS Laboratory)

Memorial Sloan Ketttering Cancer Center
Job Location
New York, NY 10065

Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement

Job Description

The Pathology Department is seeking a Laboratory Technologist to demonstrate proficiency in the technical work for the assigned area(s) of the Molecular Diagnostics Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Laboratory. 

  • This individual will perform and maintain competency in the complex Next Generation Sequencing assay/tasks according to established operational procedures under supervision;

  • Analyze and interpret test results;

  • Work with laboratory supervisor, senior staff and the laboratory technical director to review/troubleshoot procedures and work assignments;

  • Maintain complete documentation for assay tracking and results for review/reporting;

  • Maintain clean and neat laboratory environment;

  • Assist supervisor to keep up with JCAHO and NYS DOH requirements.

  • Responsible to maintain QC related documents.




Bachelor's degree (Medical Technology, Science, Biology) required; Master's preferred.  NY State Clinical Labs Technologist license required;

Previous NGS experience strongly preferred.  

Must be proficient in using, and able to maintain highly complex laboratory equipment like Automated library preparation instruments, various Next Generation Sequencing equipment and quality control instrumentation

How to Apply
About Our Organization

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 27th 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 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2016.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Pathology includes five clinical Services — Surgical Pathology, Cytology, Autopsy, Hematopathology, and Molecular Diagnostics — as well as the research-based Division of Experimental Pathology.  There are ten teams of disease-specific pathologists, with expertise in the full range of solid tumor types as well as hematopathology.

Our pathologists use state-of-the-art technology and the most advanced diagnostic techniques available to analyze thousands of tissue samples and generate over 125,000 diagnostic reports each year.

Join us and make a difference every day.


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