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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut NGS Laboratory Technologist II in New York, New York

Employer Name: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

We are: The Molecular Diagnostics Service in the Department of Pathology develops and performs numerous sophisticated clinical laboratory tests for the comprehensive molecular profiling of tumors. This helps clinicians define cancer diagnoses and make treatment decisions, including enrollment in clinical trials. The Extraction laboratory, within the Molecular Diagnostics Service, is a cutting-edge clinical laboratory with access to the most advanced robotic and automated instruments. Extraction is the foundation for downstream testing, including two of our premier tests: MSK-IMPACT and MSK-ACCESS. MSK-IMPACT has been authorized by the US Food & Drug Administration as a clinical test and has been used to profile tumor and normal DNA samples from more than 40,000 MSK cases as part of their clinical care. Liquid biopsy applications such as MSK-ACCESS examine circulating cell-free DNA to enable genomic characterization of cancers where genomic tissue is not available and permits longitudinal monitoring of disease burden. We are seeking an outstanding NGS technologist to join our Extraction team. The candidate will work with all other teams within the Molecular Service including Fragment Analysis and NGS teams to ensure accurate and high-quality downstream testing. The candidate is expected to be familiar with DNA and RNA extraction methods. You are: Highly motivated An excellent team player Organized and flexible with tasks Highly attentive to details Able to multi-task to prioritize work A quick learner Committed to improving cancer care You will: Perform DNA or RNA extraction on various specimen types including but not limited to: blood, CSF, FFPE, nails, bone marrow. Work with the laboratory supervisor to review/troubleshoot procedures and work assignments. Assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratorys Quality Control SOPs. Participate in the Proficiency Testing Program and inspections, as assigned. Participate in the laboratory inventory program that provides adequate inventories of reagents and supplies You need: A BS or BA with at least 1-2 years of experience in extraction-based methods. Strong organizational and troubleshooting abilities, attention to detail and accuracy, and outstanding communication skills. NYS clinical license Benefits Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best. Our Hiring Process You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK. #LI-POST