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Animal Cell Tech - Neuro Immunology Lab

Job ID 166840BR Date posted 06/22/2022
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
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Position description
Provides care to animals used in support of lab project goals. Exercises independent professional judgment in the assessment of animal health and consults with veterinarians and investigators regarding appropriate diagnosis, therapy, and management. Assists in the planning, implementation, and modification of animal use in experiments. Works independently but interacts with consultant, staff, residents, medical students, and other personnel using the animal facilities to exchange information and resolve problems. Performs and assists others performing surgical procedures in the procedural room, administering anesthesia, and providing postoperative care. Performs technical analysis of specimens obtained from animals and uses independent professional judgment to interpret results. Maintains established cell lines for future use in animals (feeding, passaging, lifting, and cryopreserving). Trains residents/fellows/temporary lab personnel in laboratory animal methodology. Responsible for maintaining anesthetic, surgical equipment and medical supplies, including pharmaceuticals.

**A two-year commitment to this position is required**


Qualifications
Associates degree in Veterinary Technology, and 2 years previous experience with lab animal species required.

**This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship with the exception of the TN visa classification; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program**



Additional qualifications
Certification as Assistant Laboratory Animal Technologist or Technician through the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science is desirable. Must be able to follow oral and written directions. Must have the ability to organize and carry out medical and surgical techniques independently. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Must be able to work well with others.

ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:
• CV/Resume
• Cover Letter
• Internal candidates must provide their past three performance appraisals.

For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide Mayo Clinic the following transcript information in your application:

• MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation
The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.
• MUST show US equivalent degree
• 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
$25.36 - $38.04/hour

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
Monday - Friday, 6am - 2:30pm. However, this position includes a rotation to a 7am -3:30pm shift for one week every month.

Weekend schedule
No routine weekends are currently scheduled, but laboratory leadership reserves the right to add weekend shifts in the future if necessary to cover the lab's 24x7x365 operation.

International Assignment
No

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.

Recruiter
Jennifer Lane

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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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