Memorial Sloan Kettering is looking for an Infection Control Technician
Collect and maintain a library of organisms necessary for molecular testing; records data and enter into database.
Perform basic molecular diagnostic techniques. Self direct scheduling for analyses to be performed each day.
Maintain laboratory equipment in proper working order. Follow departmental guidelines for equipment operation and maintenance of verification for each test performed and report any mechanical failures or repairs needed. Maintain inventory of supplies at appropriate levels.
Comply with all rules and regulations of the center, the department, and Federal, State and City regulatory agencies.
Attend in-services education meetings, seminars and conferences as required. Keep up to date on medical literature of molecular diagnostics, skill, and areas of interest.
Perform special projects and other jobs related duties as assigned.
Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments.
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Approachable someone who is comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles.
Able to utilize a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insights into personal strengths and weaknesses.
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.
Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development channels.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
Bachelor's Degree in a science related field plus 2-4 years experience in basic molecular biology required.
Internal Number: 2020-40956
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
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.