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.
Perform STAT and routine moderately and highly complex clinical laboratory testing on biological specimens, using both manual methods and automated analyzers. Reports valid and accurate patient results in a timely manner. Interacts with physicians, nurses and other allied health individuals in a manner which is helpful in coordinating testing, correlating results, and/or promotes understanding of test availability. Provides on-call coverage to support Transplant Services as indicated by assigned work area. Participates in the operational support activities necessary to maintain and optimize testing capabilities.
Bachelor's Degree (Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biology, and Lab Sciences) or Bachelor's degree with medical technology clinical intership is required. Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) certification or equivalent and Florida State Clinical Technologist license in the areas of chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology, immunohematology, or histocompatability (certification by AHBI preferred and receives reciprocity as qualification for licensure in the specialty of histocompatability by the State of Florida) as appropriate to assigned work areas.
EXPERIENCE - Must have successfully completed an accredited Medical Laboratory Technologist/Technician program. Must be capable of producing accurate results under time constraints, multi-tasking, and performing in a fast-paced and changing environment. 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. One year of experience is preferred as appropriate to assigned work area.
Medical Technologists are required to have working knowledge of methods, instrumentation, and principles of all testing as appropriate to assigned work areas based on individual departmental competency checklists.
Must have adequate use of both hands and be able to work with arms above shoulder level. Must be able to distinguish color. Must be able to work irregular hours (rotating shifts, evening, and nights). Must be able to work around machinery with moving parts, work with lasers (Barcode Scanners), and clinical instrumentation. Must be ale to tolerate patient contact; be able to work with immunosuppressed patients (i.e., transplant program, Oncology). Must be able to tolerate occasional presence of chemical vapors from formaldehyde, acids (rarely), bases, and alcohols. Must be able to tolerate exposure to infection hazards: blood borne pathogens, microbiology, and fungal pathogens. Must be able to tolerate skin contact with solvents and other cleaners: cleanser, 10% bleach, and chemical reagents.
License or certification
State of Florida Clinical Technologist license in the areas of chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology, immunohematology, or histocompatibility.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $26.37 per hour.
Monday - Friday, 2:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Rotating weekends, holidays, and on call
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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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.