Mayo Clinic Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory in Mankato, Minnesota
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Non-Exempt position. Under general supervision, perform tasks to assistant laboratory technical staff and laboratory leadership. May perform multiple functions such as phlebotomy, clerical work, sample processing, and laboratory testing. If performing phlebotomy, must greet patients. Must recognize when further clarification is needed from clinical staff (e.g. providers and nursing staff) regarding laboratory orders and obtain required information to process laboratory specimens in a timely manner. Recognizes the importance of proper patient identification and respects patient confidentiality at all times. Conveys accurate laboratory test result information to providers and other clinical staff while ensuring that read back policies are adhered to at all times. This is a microbiology lab assistant position. This would involve setting up cultures, molecular testing, answering phones, and putting away supplies.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Experience working in a medical field, preferred. Phlebotomy experience, preferred.
Willingness to travel to other MCHS locations for assignments as needed. Moderate to advanced computer skills needed. Possess good written and oral communication skills, the ability to prioritize work, manage time wisely, and adjust to changes in work volumes and projects. Excellent customer service skills.
License or certification
For Lab Assistant II- Applicant must possess a phlebotomy certification from an approved laboratory certification agency, a Medical Assistant certification, a MLT certification or an MT certification, however ongoing maintenance is not required.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.30 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $15.05 per hour for Lab Assistant II.
Hours / Pay period
8:00 am to 4:30 pm for week days- may change.
Every other weekend 7:00 am to 3:30 pm- could turn into every 4th.
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).