NGS Laboratory Technologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Job Location
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
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.


Reviews requisitions, verifies accuracy of
corresponding specimens, and enters required data into LIMS for next-generation sequencing batch development

Assures the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s
Quality Control Standard Operating Procedures. Performs routine and
advanced equipment maintenance.

Prepares results for analysis and enters test results into the LIMS system

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

Contributes to the upkeep and safety of the laboratory and equipment,
assures a clean, safe and adequately supplied work area.

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.


Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

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. Join us and make a difference every day.

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