Mayo Clinic Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory in Austin, Minnesota
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic
Primary duties include phlebotomy and performing EKG's in the Lab Outpatient, Hospital Inpatient, and Emergency Department. Computer skills, excellent customer service skills and attention to detail required.
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.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Visa sponsorship not available for this position
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.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.74 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $16.59 per hour for Lab Assistant II
Hours / Pay period
Primarily a day shift position. Shifts will vary dependent on coverage needed. Evening and overnight fill in coverage will be expected.
Rotation of every 3rd or 4th weekend, evening or overnight shift.
Austin, MN is a community of 22,000, and is surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 45 minutes west of 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. Upscale community offering many amenities not often found in communities this size. Hormel Foods, a multi-nation food manufacturer and marketer, has its corporate headquarters in Austin.
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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