Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Internal Number: 78440

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Company Overview

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.

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Job Description

Exciting Opportunity at MSK: We are currently seeking a Histolotechnologist to join our team!

Role Overview:

  • Process fresh and fixed tissue specimens for surgical, autopsy, and investigative histopathology preparations under supervision.
  • Perform assigned quality control procedures.
  • Record daily, weekly, and monthly, all quality control and preventive maintenance activities.
  • Include any corrective action taken, along with date and initials.

Key Qualifications:

  • Associate degree with knowledge of biology, chemistry, anatomy, and physiology OR accepted per NYS requirements is required
  • New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Technician/Certified Histology Technician required
  • 2+ years of Technologist experience required
  • Experience in histopathology techniques preferred
  • ASCP Certification strongly preferred

Core Skills:

  • Ability to perform dilutions and laboratory calculations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong digital literacy including working with databases
  • Problem solver, who can manage complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Good decision maker, with proven success of making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Committed and eager to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Additional Information:

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 2 PM – 10 PM
  • 100% onsite
  • Location: 1275 York Avenue in NYC
  • Reporting to: Manager, Surgical Pathology

Pay Range: $41.70-$64.52

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Learn More about Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at MSK: 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 sophisticated variety of more than 110,000 specimens annually. We also perform 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 innovative 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.


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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