Clinical Laboratory Technologist - CLT

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic

Are you an experienced laboratory professional, a new graduate, or currently a student in the sciences? We invite you to explore our Clinical Lab Technologist opportunity, where you will perform tests on specimens from Mayo Clinic, its affiliated laboratory services, and from clinics and hospitals around the world!

Position description
  • Performs analyses on blood, tissue, and body fluids to aid health care providers in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of patients.
  • Testing is performed in specialized laboratories and may include highly skilled manual techniques or automated testing using sophisticated instrumentation.
  • Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: instrument operation and maintenance, troubleshooting assays, evaluating tests for accuracy, assisting with interpreting results, and operational support activities to optimize testing.
  • Works with multiple computer systems to retrieve information and report results.
  • May work with minimal supervision and may assist with specimen collection.
  • Must strictly adhere to safety protocols to work with infectious specimens, chemicals and other hazards.
  • Must be capable of producing accurate results under time constraints, multi-tasking, and performing in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Experience with operation and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and assay systems is desirable.
  • Must possess good communication skills and be able to work closely with others.
  • Must be able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off-shifts, holiday, on-call, and weekend work assignments.

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

Graduate or student graduating within six months with a Bachelor's degree in:
  • Chemistry
  • Biological science
** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.
Additional qualifications

ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:

* 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.

**Visa sponsorship not available for this position**

International transcript:

  • MUST have a DETAILED 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) OR the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE)

* Internal applicants must attach three (3) more recent performance appraisals

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $28.23 per hour. Shift differential offered for qualified positions.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Weekend schedule
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.
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