Quality Specialist I - Clinical Genome Sequencing

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Position description
Works with the management team to ensure the quality system essentials are in place for all assigned areas. Responsible for developing and maintaining the quality program for the laboratory/work unit in collaboration with management team. Represents the laboratory in all accreditation inspections and oversees the proficiency testing program.

**A two-year commitment to this position is required**
Bachelor's in clinical/medical laboratory science (CLS/MLS), medical technology (MT), chemistry, biological science from an accredited institution or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in addition to a certificate in MLS. Two years of relevant laboratory experience required. 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 not available for this position**
Additional qualifications
Experience in basic clinical laboratory quality management concepts and regulatory/accreditation requirements. Self motivated, highly organized, efficient, and ability to exercise strong decision-making skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Experience with data collection, organization, analysis and delivery of information.

* 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.

International transcript:
o MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation
o MUST show US equivalent degree
o 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) more recent performance appraisals

License or certification
ASCP or other certification pertinent to the laboratory field may be required depending on the laboratory specialty and prevailing regulatory requirements.
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 $2,348.80, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
Monday-Friday Day shift flexible start and end times.
Weekend schedule
Not applicable at this time.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Clinical Labs and Research
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Clinical Labs
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Latasha Perkins
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).