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Mayo Clinic Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory in New Prague, Minnesota


New Prague






Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Position description

Procures the appropriate specimen in a safe, accurate, and professional manner with the proper technique. Oversees referred testing, including laboratory tests, Department of Transportation specimens, and pathology, cytology, and microbiology specimens. Perform waived tests, plating microbiology specimens, and/or assisting in cytology and histology following established procedures in an accurate and timely manner to ensure accurate results to facilitate diagnosis and treatment. Perform Clerical duties to assist laboratory technical staff and support efficient operations. Accurately perform quality control procedures in a timely manner to assure accuracy and reliability of test results. Performs department maintenance in a timely manner to ensure efficient operation of the department. Perform additional job responsibilities as assigned. Participates in activities inside and outside of department, including committees, special events, system initiatives, continuing education. Visa sponsorship not available for this position.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position

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


Compensation Detail

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

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Rotating shifts, days and evenings. Every fifth weekend rotation, day shift only.

Weekend schedule

Rotating weekends, every 5th weekend 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

Site description

New Prague is known for its comfortable and friendly atmosphere. It offers a wide range of outdoor recreation activities that can keep everyone moving and enjoying the outdoors. Its close proximity to the twin cities offers a unique small town feel within driving distance of many cultural activities. New Prague public schools offer an excellent early childhood, kindergarten, elementary, and secondary experience.


Clinical Labs and Research

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Rhonda Wilson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).