Team Lead - HLA Lab Tech - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology



City
Phoenix
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Why Mayo Clinic
At Mayo Clinic, we treat patients from all different backgrounds and we believe having a diverse team helps us complete our mission to support the needs of our patients. Our patients and teams are diverse in terms of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives. We are dedicated to being an industry leader in growing a diverse and inclusive workforce that thrives at Mayo. If you would like support our mission, we invite you to consider applying for a Life Changing Career!
Position description
Individual works closely with the HLA Supervisor and assists in the oversight of work processes and work groups within the HLA laboratory. Is responsible for relaying communications between management and staff. Assists with problem resolution to technical and personnel issues that surface in daily laboratory operations. Leads team building effort and fosters an open and creative environment within the laboratory. Acts as a mediator between the laboratory and the transplant clinics, assisting in the education of the clinicians in the review and interpretation of complex laboratory results. Attends transplant meetings and makes recommendations to streamline workflows between the laboratory and the clinics to better serve patient care. Has a key role in the validation, optimization, and implementation of highly complex state of the art technologies in a rapidly growing HLA laboratory. Serves as subject matter expert on laboratory procedures, and primary contact for troubleshooting of assays and instrumentation. Shares responsibility for training and competency assessments of laboratory staff, and collaborates with supervisor on performance management and quality issues. Maintains the laboratory in a constant state of readiness, and in compliance with all applicable accreditation standards.
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in science, medical technology, or related field required. Minimum three years of experience in HLA.

Additional qualifications
*** Leadership experience is preferred ***
Good organizational, communication, problem solving, and computer skills.
License or certification
National Medical Technologist certification, CHS, or CHT preferred.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $29.95 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details
Monday-Friday
Weekend schedule
limited weekends
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.
Category
Clinical Labs and Research
Career profile
Clinical Labs
Job posting number
141704BR
Recruiter
Frank Harris
Equal opportunity employer
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.