Mayo Clinic Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory in Mankato, Minnesota

City

Mankato

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Position description

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.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Additional qualifications

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.

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 $14.30 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $15.05 per hour for Lab Assistant II.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

8:00 am to 4:30 pm for week days- may change.

Weekend schedule

Every other weekend 7:00 am to 3:30 pm- could turn into every 4th.

Site description

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.

Category

Clinical Labs and Research

Job posting number

108487BR

Recruiter

Rhonda Wilson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).