Correlative Logistics Aide

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.
Join us and make a difference every day.

In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.

  • Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.


Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.

Job Description:

As a
Correlative Logistic Aide you will have the opportunity to work in the Correlative Sciences Program ensuring accurate tissue sample collection, processing and shipment to laboratories both within and outside of MSKCC.
You Are:
  • An effective communicator with a focus in customer service, capable of figuring out how best to reach different audiences and completing communications based on that understanding
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work in a fast paced environment to meet commitments with a keen eye for detail
  • Intellectually curious and eager to seek new opportunities and tough challenges with vitality, high energy, and passion
You will:
  • In adherence to patient visit schedules and protocol requirements, build collection kits following protocol/lab manual and deliver kit to collection location
  • Travel between MSK locations to handle light/medium bio-specimen collections that may include some simple biopsy samples.
  • Following protocol and laboratory manuals, processes specimen shipments in accordance to IATA guidelines.
  • Complete sample requisition forms with required data points as requested and promptly resolve requisition form errors.
  • Use specimen supervising software to confirm daily shipment orders and supervises all outgoing shipments in digital databases.
  • Catalog/inventory all samples processed at outpatient sites and enter sample collection data into digital inventory.
  • Crafts and maintains an environment that places emphasis on laboratory safety. Works with coworkers and management to accurate any condition that has the potential to have a negative impact on accurate laboratory safety.
You need:
  • High school diploma or GED with 2-4 years of biological specimen handling experience or laboratory setting experience.
Full Time 37.5 hours, 11p-7a, M-F, NYC location (530 East 74th Koch), 100% onsite


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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