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Mayo Clinic Laboratory Processing Assistant - Hem Cell Kinetics in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Why Mayo Clinic Cell Kinetics performs leukemia/lymphoma phenotyping. The bench work is mostly manual. The main technology used lab is flow cytometry. Cell Kinetics is a fast paced and busy environment.

Position description Performs pre-analytic specimen processing, operates a variety of laboratory and office equipment, enters information and test orders into the laboratory computer system and may respond to a high volume of phone calls seeking laboratory testing information. Is responsible for ensuring correct patient identification on specimens and documentation and resolution of pre-analytic specimen-related issues. They are an integral part of the laboratory team providing support in patient testing. May perform complex reagent preparation, manage work unit supply inventory, operate automated systems and provide training to others.

*A two-year commitment to this position is required* Qualifications Associate's degree OR High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years work experience including clinical laboratory and/or other relevant experience.

* Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program* Additional qualifications Associate's degree in a health or science field preferred. Previous experience or knowledge of computers and keyboarding, telephone operations and other office equipment desired. Ability to accurately read specimen labels and work with numbers to prevent mislabeling. Must be organized, able to prioritize and work in a fast paced environment. Must possess good human relations skills and be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Must be able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off-shifts, holiday, and weekend work assignments. Requires the ability to be attentive to details and to adhere to strict safety requirements for handling chemicals, reagents and infectious agents. Strong multitasking skills are necessary. Must be able to handle change and help maintain positivity in the work environment. Background in healthcare or laboratory preferred.

* Requires CV/Resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript(s), and for foreign trained lab personnel to provide a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree at the applicants expense.

  • For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the international/foreign to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information.The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.

International transcript:

o MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation

o MUST show US equivalent degree

o Evaluation MUST be completed from an organization listed as a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) www.naces.org OR the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) www.aice-eval.org

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 $16.92 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details Tuesday through Saturday work week, day shift with varied start times (7-7:30), subject to change

Weekend schedule every Saturday, subject to change

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 135617BR

Recruiter Josie Gisel

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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