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Quality Specialist - Human Cellular Therapy Lab

Job ID 193990BR Date posted 11/23/2022
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
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Position description
Works with the management team to ensure the quality system essentials exist for all assigned areas. Responsible for developing and maintaining the quality program for the work unit in collaboration with the management team. Represents the laboratory in all accreditation inspections and oversees the proficiency testing program.

Maintain compliance with AABB (formerly American Association of Blood Banks), Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The HCTL also maintains compliance with applicable sections of the code of federal regulations including, current Good Manufacturing Processes and current Good Tissue Practices (cGTPs).

**Individuals hired to this position are required to complete 2 years in this position before becoming eligible to transfer to other positions within Mayo Clinic**

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in clinical/medical laboratory science (CLS/MLS), medical technology (MT), chemistry, biological science from an accredited institution or bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in addition to a certificate in MLS. In histopathology or non-testing laboratories, bachelor's degree with laboratory certification if applicable. Two years of relevant laboratory experience required. A HEW certificate may be substituted for the specified degree.

**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
Experience in basic clinical laboratory quality management concepts and regulatory and accreditation requirements. Self-motivated, highly organized, efficient, and ability to exercise strong decision-making skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Experience with data collection, organization, analysis and delivery of information.

Experience in cGMPs preferred but not required.

ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:
• CV/Resume
• Cover Letter
• Transcripts (unofficial copy accepted)
• 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


License or certification
ASCP or other certification pertinent to the laboratory field may be required depending on the laboratory specialty and prevailing regulatory requirements.


Exemption status
Exempt

Compensation Detail
$64,812.80 - $97,323.20 / year

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
M-F day shift with occasional off-hours

Weekend schedule
N/A

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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