Clinical Laboratory Specialist-Embryology Laboratory

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK


Posted: 23-Feb-24

Location: New York, New York

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Medical - Clinical

Internal Number: 5044359

Clinical Laboratory Specialist-Embryology Laboratory
Title: Clinical Laboratory Specialist-Embryology Laboratory
Location: Upper East Side
Org Unit: Embryology Lab
Work Days: Weekdays and some weekends
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $29.15 - $35.08
*As required under NYC Human Rights Law Int 1208-2018 - Salary range for this role when Hired for NYC Offices
Position Summary
Under guidance and supervision, oversees and coordinates the daily activities within the clinical laboratory according to standard operating policies and procedures.
Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.
  • Ensures that facilities and equipment are in optimal and proper working condition. Coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs as needed. May perform minor repairs if qualified and as needed. May advise on upgrades for performance enhancements.
  • Ensures laboratory quality assurance goals and standards are met. Evaluates results of quality control trends and implements corrective action when needed.
  • Ensures that safe laboratory practices are followed, including the use and disposal of chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Writes/amends laboratory operating protocols and implements new technology and protocols as needed.
  • May perform microscopic imaging analyses.
  • Will be responsible for daily quality control protocols and implementation. Daily monitoring of instruments and equipment in the lab.
  • Will be responsible for daily tissue & cell culture activities and setups. Will be responsible for detailed preparation of patient laboratory records.
  • May need to assist in the orientation and training of new staff and provide working supervision to lower-level laboratory staff. Will need to use computer programs and electronic medical records.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately two years of related work experience within a clinical or research laboratory.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work flexible hours and weekends. (Will need to start work at 6 AM)
  • A detailed oriented person with a team-oriented approach
Licenses and Certifications
    Working Conditions/Physical Demands
    Standard laboratory conditions
    This position may handle biological materials from human subjects as required.
    This position may require standing or sitting for long periods
    This role may require working within Biologic Safety Levels 1 and 2
    Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians and scientists in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists - faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization - are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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