Lab Education Specialist II - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
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Position description
Responsible for proactive identification of and planning for department/laboratory/work area education and/or training needs in collaboration with leadership. Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of educational/training programs for medical trainees (residents, fellows, post docs, etc.), students, interns and/or allied health staff in compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements. Participates as clinical education faculty in formal education programs within the Mayo School of Health Sciences (MSHS) as assigned. Teaches, trains and mentors students and other education personnel/employees. Maintains knowledge and skills in laboratory/work area specialty and in education methodologies.
Bachelor's degree in clinical/medical laboratory science (CLS/MLS), medical technology (MT), chemistry, human 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. Four years of relevant laboratory experience; or a Master's degree from an accredited institution in chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science or medical technology and two years of relevant laboratory experience. A HEW certificate may be substituted for the specified degree. Other clinical laboratory specialty certificates will be reviewed and approved on a case by case basis.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program.
Additional qualifications
Prior experience in teaching/training/mentoring students/employees. Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal), strong organizational skills and self-initiative; patience and the ability to effectively coach and mentor others. Experience in developing education and/or training programs is preferred. Experience with data collection, organization, analysis, and delivery of information. Able to work as a team member including taking direction from others, and self initiating and managing projects as appropriate.

Prefer phlebotomy experience as part of the clinical laboratory experience. Experience as a trainer or knowledge of instructional design preferred.
License or certification
National Phlebotomy Certification required upon hire or secured within 6 months of hire. Prefer ASCP certification.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,518.40 based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday-Friday, normal business operational hours. Weekends and evenings as needed
Weekend schedule
As Needed
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 fifth 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.
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