Why Mayo Clinic
The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.
The Research Support Technician functions as an interdisciplinary team member to perform duties related to research specimen collection and specimen processing. Must use independent judgment to determine the process and to accurately prepare lab specimens and containers with reagents as required for a specific study. Performs point of care testing as required by research protocols. Must carry out techniques independently. Maintains and troubleshoots instrumentation. Performs patient care duties that support and complement the nursing practice under the supervision of a registered nurse. Must use critical thinking skills and implement quality control programs within the laboratory.
Requires a 2-year degree in a science or health-related field with experience in a clinical environment or 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Previous experience at veinous accessing is necessary. Must be adaptable and well organized. Able to work independently as well as with a team. Must have good interpersonal skills when working with physicians, co-workers, and study participants/patients. Must possess good analytical problem-solving skills and have meticulous attention to detail.
This position can be a .5-.9 FTE
Work Authorization Assistance is not available for this position.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $18.76 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
40 to 72
Day/Night Rotation. 1 in 6 weeks will be night shifts. Varied start times on the day shifts.
1 in 6 weekends. Weekends are Friday through Sunday nights. 12 hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday.
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, Other Patient Care
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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.