The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world's most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.
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Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster two months after completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19. Because vaccine-induced immunity can wane over time, MSK continues to strongly urge all staff to get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they become eligible to maintain their protective immunity for a longer period.
The Department of Pathology at MSK is a dedicated, diverse group known for their expertise, resourcefulness, and compassion! Working in a highly motivating environment, the group receives a complex variety of more than 110,000 specimens annually and performs more than 50,000 molecular diagnostic tests.
We have more than 600 staff members are spread across four laboratory services: surgical pathology, hematopathology, cytology, and molecular diagnostics. Pathology provides laboratory support for the Mohs micrographic and dermatologic surgery program and supports MSK's research mission through the division of experimental pathology. We're also advancing the field of digital pathology through our slide scanning and computational pathology efforts. All of our laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, such as ThermoFisher senior grossing stations with sophisticated camera optics and touch screens, laser capture microdissection capabilities, telecytology remote microscopy, advanced flow cytometry panels, and Illumina sequencing instruments.
We are currently seeking an Histotechnologist/Histotechnician to join our Immunohistochemistry team.
Section paraffin and frozen tissue specimens as requested.
Basic histology techniques (e.g. embed, process tissue).
Primarily perform automated Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in-situ hybridization (ISH) - employing different stainer platforms (e.g. Leica, Ventana).
Perform Hematoxylin Eosin staining for evaluating and analyzing tissues.
Assist in the development of new IHC and ISH protocols and techniques.
Test and validate new antibodies for CLIA approved IHC/ISH protocols.
Analyze and troubleshoot equipment-related issues
Construct various types of multi tissue blocks (MTB)
Maintains necessary quality control and assurance records
Interested in Immunohistochemistry (IHC), histology, and pathology
Interested in learning new methods
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related field with knowledge of Biology, Chemistry
Ability to perform dilutions and laboratory calculations
Excellent organizational skills
Strong computer skills including working with databases
NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Technician, or Certified Histology Technician license preferred. Eligibility to obtain NYS license required
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 2 PM - 10 PM
Pay Range $36.88-$57.13
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.