Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic
We invite you to explore a career within the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology as you will be a valued member of an outstanding healthcare team and will experience the exemplary environment of one of the world's leading healthcare institutions.
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!
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 DLMP and MCL, 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.
**A two-year commitment to this position is required**
Conducts death investigations on an on call basis for specified geographic area under the jurisdiction of the county Medical Examiner (ME). Responds quickly to potentially traumatic and/or disturbing death scenes and conducts examination of decedent, pronouncing death and securing decedent and property on their person. Coordinates field data collection, preserves evidence at scene, acquires and compiles pertinent medical history, performs data entry, and generates reports. Writes complete, accurate and comprehensive statement of investigations. Provides timely communication of pertinent case information to covering Fillmore/Mower County Medical Examiner staff, autopsy personnel, law enforcement and decedent next of kin, as appropriate. Facilitates transportation of remains to designated ME facility. Performs additional tasks as requested by supervisor. Actively partner with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
Requires an Associate's Degree. High School diploma or GED with a minimum of 2 years of work experience applicable to the duties listed above (i.e. emergency response, law enforcement or medical profession) is also acceptable. Must have a valid driver's license, with current vehicle insurance. Must achieve certification with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigations (ABMDI) within one year of accrual of required hours. Experience with computers (i.e. Microsoft Office, web based systems) is necessary.
** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program**
Bachelor’s degree in related field. Previous employment as investigator with Medical Examiner or Coroner office. American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators Certification with appropriate certification maintenance. Previous experience with transport of decedents. Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy. Able to adapt to high stress and traumatic situations. Able to work independently with strong communication (oral and written), problem solving, and organizational abilities. Experience with computers (i.e., Microsoft Office, web based systems) is necessary.
* Requires CV/Resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript(s), and for foreign trained lab personnel to provide a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree at the applicants expense.
* For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the international/foreign to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information. The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.
- MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation
- 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
* Internal applicants must attach three (3) or more recent performance appraisals
License or certification
Must achieve certification with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigations (ABMDI) within one year of accrual of required hours. Must have a valid driver's license, with current vehicle insurance.
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.
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