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Mayo Clinic Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory in Albert Lea, Minnesota

City Albert Lea

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Why Mayo Clinic Position description Non-Exempt position. Under general supervision, perform tasks to assistant laboratory technical staff and laboratory leadership. May perform multiple functions such as phlebotomy, clerical work, sample processing, and laboratory testing. If performing phlebotomy, must greet patients. Must recognize when further clarification is needed from clinical staff (e.g. providers and nursing staff) regarding laboratory orders and obtain required information to process laboratory specimens in a timely manner. Recognizes the importance of proper patient identification and respects patient confidentiality at all times. Conveys accurate laboratory test result information to providers and other clinical staff while ensuring that "read back" policies are adhered to at all times.

Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program. Additional qualifications Experience working in a medical field, preferred. Phlebotomy experience, preferred.

Willingness to travel to other MCHS locations for assignments as needed. Moderate to advanced computer skills needed. Possess good written and oral communication skills, the ability to prioritize work, manage time wisely, and adjust to changes in work volumes and projects. Excellent customer service skills.

License or certification For Lab Assistant II- Applicant must possess a phlebotomy certification from an approved laboratory certification agency, a Medical Assistant certification, a MLT certification or an MT certification, however ongoing maintenance is not required.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $16.05 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $16.92 per hour for Lab Assistant II

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 64

Schedule details Weekday schedule would vary day to day. 8 hour shifts with a variety of start times including, 5:00 AM, 6:30 AM, 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, and possibility of fill in for the overnight shift when needed, 10:30 PM-7:00 AM.

Weekend schedule Every 3rd weekend rotation. Overnight shift. 10:30 PM- 7:00 AM, Friday and Saturday

Site description Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.

Category Clinical Labs and Research

Career profile Clinical Labs

Job posting number 140858BR

Recruiter Rhonda Wilson

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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