Non - exempt position. The histology laboratory contributes a valuable service to help pathologists provide patient diagnoses. The histotechnician prepares tissues for microscopic diagnosis by a Pathologist utilizing a variety of manual, semi-automated and automated technologies. The histotechnician is responsible for maintaining the integrity of tissue through the pre-analytic to post-analytic phase in the Anatomic Pathology laboratory. The histotechnician is responsible for producing slides of good to superior quality and works closely with the Pathologist to provide slides in an efficient and timely manner.
Histotechnician - Diploma/Certificate Histology Technician or Associates Degree in Histology. Completion of a clinical practicum in an Anatomic Pathology laboratory.
Histotechnologist -Bachelor's degree.
Candidates who have education/work experience and are registry eligible and/or have obtained their HT/HTL certification are considered to have met the education requirement.
** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.
Graduate of a NAACLS accredited program preferred. Graduates of the Mayo School of Health Sciences Histology Technician Program will receive preference. Computer skills. Must be highly organized, efficient, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking. Ability to work independently. Must possess good manual dexterity. Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written. Must possess problem solving skills.
License or certification
HTL or equivalent. Must obtain registry within six months of becoming registry eligible upon employment, initial certification is required to demonstrate competency, but ongoing maintenance is not required ongoing maintenance is not required. Mohs certificate is acceptable in place of HTL.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.53 per hour for Histotechnician and $26.60 per hour for Histotechnologist
Hours / Pay period
Flexible start time between 4:00 am - 8:00 am, eight hour shifts.
Rotating every 8th weekend
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