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Mayo Clinic Clinical Lab Technologist - IMPACT - Cell Therapeutics Lab in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

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. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development. Our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive - for additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) as eligibility may vary. We are excited to invite you to be a part of our team within the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology (DLMP) 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 Mayo Collaborative Services (MCS), 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.

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Position description

Performs analyses on blood, tissue, and body fluids to aid health care providers in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of patients. Participates in the operational support activities necessary to maintain and optimize testing capabilities. Testing is performed in specialized laboratories and may include highly skilled manual techniques or automated testing using sophisticated instrumentation. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: instrument operation and maintenance, troubleshooting assays, evaluating tests for accuracy, assisting with interpreting results, and operational support activities to optimize testing. Works with multiple computer systems to retrieve information and report results. May work with minimal supervision and may assist with specimen collection. Must strictly adhere to safety protocols to work with infectious specimens, chemicals and other hazards.

*A two-year commitment to this position is required*

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science (MLS), clinical laboratory science (CLS) or medical technology (MT) or Bachelor's plus Certificate in medical laboratory science (MLS), clinical laboratory science (CLS), or medical technology (MT), as recognized by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) is required. A HEW certificate may be substituted for the specified degree.

Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a biological science is required. Preferred: Must be capable of producing accurate results under time constraints, multi-tasking, and performing in a fast-paced and changing environment.

*This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship with the exception of the TN visa classification; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program*

Additional qualifications

Experience with operation and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and assay systems is desirable. 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.

Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a cellular therapy laboratory setting or a minimum of two (2) years of experience in clinical hematology or blood bank setting preferred. Bone marrow and/or stem cell processing, blood banking, cell culture experience preferred. Experience with operation and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation preferred. Strong organizational skills and problem solving capabilities. Consistent ability to function under time constraints while multi-tasking in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Experience performing accurate and detailed documentation to meet regulations and standards, such as cGMP, cGTP, AABB, and FACT. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work closely with others and clearly communicate transitions in work processes. Strong mathematical skill, analytical skill, and technical dexterity. Ability to function in a cleanroom environment and sustain prolonged physical exertion.

ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:

  • CV/Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Transcripts (unofficial copy accepted)

  • Internal candidates must provide their past three performance appraisals.

For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide Mayo Clinic the following transcript information in your application:

  • MUST have a DETAILED equivalency evaluation

  • The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the 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

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 $28.79 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Day shift Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm with occasional shift flexing to meet workload demands

Weekend schedule

Current rotational coverage of Saturday workload if required. Future rotational coverage of Sunday.

International Assignment

No

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.

Recruiter

Jennifer Lane

EOE

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.

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.

Equal opportunity

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.

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