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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Laboratory Supervisor - Cellular Therapy in New York, New York

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 30th 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 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are:

We're 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, laboratory managers, and laboratory directors.

It's an exciting time for our Laboratory Medicine Department as many of our teams have recently moved into our new state-of-the-art laboratory medicine facility on East 64th Street. Our new Laboratory Medicine Building maximizes operational efficiency, allowing our Laboratory Medicine team to provide test results more quickly and reduce the amount of blood needed from a patient to generate those results. For further information, please visit:

TheCellular Therapyteam is currently seeking an experiencedLaboratory Supervisor.

You Will:

  • Plan, organize and supervise the day-to-day work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures, including planning laboratory work, evaluating work performed and handling procedural and technical laboratory problems to meet the needs of the clinical staff and patients.

  • Monitor Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Safety and Inspection Control practices to assure compliance with internal and external regulations.

  • Responsible for smooth workflow, and demonstrates decision-making abilities in all aspects of performance in support of the Department.

  • Supervise area operations, prioritize workflow, and assign staff to meet the need of the laboratory and ensure efficient and quality operations, oversight of Standard Operating Procedure development, review of Proficiency Testing, new instrumentation development and implementation, troubleshoot highly complex manufacturing processes, and direct/oversee Technical Specialists.

  • Direct and supervise activities of staff in assigned areas. Train and evaluate the performance of staff. Provide guidance, feedback, and opportunities for development, as appropriate. Assist in selection of new staff.

  • Monitor daily activities of staff, ensuring job duties are being completed accurately, thoroughly and within specified time frames.

  • Provide direction and conduct or supervise training of staff.

  • Perform audits reviewing work completed by subordinates to ensure accuracy. Implement quality assurance and improvement programs when identified. Report results to manager to assist with quality improvement initiatives.

  • Maintain technical superiority in all aspects of laboratory operations.

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or clinical laboratory sciences required

  • 4-7 years of relevant experience required

  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required

  • ASCP preferred


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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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date1 week ago(11/21/2020 2:40 PM)

Requisition ID2020-45067

CategoryAllied Health - Laboratory Medicine