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Mayo Clinic Histotechnologist - Histotechnician - Frozen Section Lab in Rochester, Minnesota

City

Rochester

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Position description

This posting is to hire either a Histotechnologist or a Histology Technician.

Histotechnologist: Prepares specimens and performs testing procedures on pathology specimens that results in the creation of microscopic slide preparations for diagnostic and/or prognostic analysis by the pathology. Applies technical theory to provide overall operations support necessary to maintain and optimize testing activities. Able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off shifts, holidays, on-call, and weekend work assignments. Assists with training of students and employees.

Histology Technician: Performs a variety of technical procedures that result in the creation of microscopic slide preparations. These technical procedures may include: accessioning specimens; specimen processing and microtomy techniques; paraffin, frozen, and plastic. Technical staining procedures include: routine Hematoxylin and Eosin, special stains, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemical staining, and in situ hybridization. Participates in on-call rotations, including weekends as needed. Assists with training of students and new employees.

A two-year commitment to this position is required

Qualifications

Histology Technician

Minimum Education and/or Experience Required (Minimum Job Requirements, Education Requirements, Experience):

Associates degree required with coursework including 24 semester hours of the following: at least 12 credit hours in chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology; AND 6 credit hours in chemistry; AND 6 credit hours in biology.

Histotechnologist

Minimum Education and/or Experience Required (Minimum Job Requirements, Education Requirements, Experience):

Bachelor's degree and HTL certified through the ASCP Board of Registry.

Additional Experience and/or Qualifications (Has Achieved Competency in the Following Areas, Job Knowledge and Additional Considerations): Bachelor's degree in medical technology (MT), Clinical Lab Science (CLS), Chemistry, or a human biological science with 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry preferred.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position

Additional qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and HTL certified through the ASCP Board of Registry.

Graduate of a NAACLS accredited program preferred.

Graduates of the Mayo School of Health Sciences Histology Technician Program will receive preference.

ALLMUSTbe included for your application to be considered:

*CV/Resume

*Cover Letter

*Internal candidates must provide their past three performance appraisals.

*Transcripts (unofficial copy accepted) or NACES detailed international equivalency for foreign degrees.

License or certification

Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Board of Certification required at start date. Employees obtaining certification(s) after January 1, 2004 will be required to demonstrate evidence of ongoing maintenance of certification.

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 $22.65 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Monday-Friday 10:30am-7pm

Weekend schedule

On Call as Scheduled

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Category

Clinical Labs and Research

Career profile

Clinical Labs

Job posting number

116117BR

Recruiter

Latasha Perkins

Equal opportunity employer

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


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