Histotechnician I - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology



City
Scottsdale
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic
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 the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP), 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 individual will contribute to the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients by accurately processing surgical pathology specimens.



Responsibilities may include processing, embedding and microtomy of all surgical tissues; cryotomy and frozen section staining; routine H&E and special staining; high complexity testing such as immunohistochemistry; gross examination/tissue processing of surgical biopsies; equipment maintenance and record retention; training staff; knowledge of pathology Laboratory Information System and other duties as assigned.

The position may involve travel between the Scottsdale and Phoenix campuses.





Furthermore may perform high volume automated immunohistochemical (IHC) staining.

The individual must demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills as well as knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patients' status and age-specific needs is also required. May be responsible for handling chemicals and/or reagents including chemical hazardous waste materials.



Qualifications
Associate of Science degree from an accredited college/university in histology, biology or having emphasized anatomical, biological, and chemical science; or meet CLIA-88 regulations (42CFR493.1487 through 1491) for high complexity testing and one (1) year histology experience; or successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histology Program.

*** You must provide a copy of your resume/CV AND an unofficial transcript demonstrating that you meet the requirements above with your application. If you are foreign trained, you are required to submit a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree. Applications that do not include this information will not be considered. ***

*** We are not able to sponsor visas for laboratory medicine positions ***
Additional qualifications
Two years as certified HT (ASCP) preferred.

Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated good judgment when dealing with a variety of procedural and technical issues.

License or certification
HT (ASCP) or eligible to be received within 1 year of hire with signed agreement.
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 $27.13 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday - Friday
1pm to 9:30pm
Weekend schedule
Part of On Call rotation schedule
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Clinical Labs
Job posting number
148484BR
Recruiter
Rhonda Wilson
Equal opportunity employer
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.