Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
**A two-year commitment to this position is required**.
The laboratory assistant is responsible for biological (e.g. blood, urine) specimen receipt, identification verification, processing and storage. The laboratory assistant is also responsible for performing a variety of clerical, processing, and other laboratory duties that include maintaining supply inventory, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, and cleaning. The laboratory assistant works with various computer information systems on a daily basis.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required
For candidates that have an international high school diploma, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information when applying:
International transcript to include:
*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
*The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.
Knowledge of laboratory functions, medical terminology, a background in science and 1-2 years medical experience is preferred, but not required. Previous experience or knowledge of computers and keyboarding, telephone operations and other office equipment desired. Ability to accurately read specimen labels and work with numbers to prevent mislabeling. Must be organized, able to prioritize and work in a fast paced environment. Must possess good human relations skills and be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Must be able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off-shifts, holiday, and weekend work assignments. Requires the ability to be attentive to details and to adhere to strict safety requirements for handling chemicals, reagents and infectious agents.
There is no visa sponsorship for this position.
Local candidates preferred.
ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:
*Internal candidates must provide their past three performance appraisals.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.74 per hour.
04:00 AM to 12:30PM
Every other weekend
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