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Lab Assistant - Specimen Operations

Job ID 160580BR Date posted 08/31/2021
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive - for additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits as eligibility may vary. We are excited to invite you to be a part of our team within the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology (DLMP) where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to all individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. In DLMP and Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL), we aim to diversify our workforce and to create an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, we gain the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, we find better ways to meet the needs of our patients.

Position description
The Specimen Operations Team - Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) now has an openings for laboratory assistants. As a laboratory assistant you will be a member of an agile team, responsible for preparation, documentation, and shipping. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Clerical and processing duties
  • Maintaining inventory supply
  • Filing, stocking, receiving shipments, and cleaning
**A two-year commitment to this position is 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.

Qualifications
A high school diploma or equivalent is required

Additional qualifications
All MUST be included for your application to be considered:
  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Internal candidates must provide their 3 most recent performance appraisals.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of laboratory functions and medical terminology
  • Science background
  • 1-2 years medical experience
  • Ability to stay organized, prioritize, and shift gears in a busy environment.
  • Conscientious of details and strict safety requirements for handling chemicals, reagents, and infectious agents.
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Experienced with computers, keyboarding, and telephone operations.
  • Flexibility


License or certification
N/A

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 $16.37 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
Work shifts and schedules may vary to meet operational needs:

Tuesday - Saturday 6:30am - 3:00pm

Weekend schedule
Work every Saturday

Sunday and Monday off

Remote
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
Laura Heyde

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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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