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Lead Lab Assistant - Specimen Operations

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Rochester
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed. Responsibilities As Laboratory Assistant Lead you will be an integral member of the team, responsible for assisting and working cooperatively with the management team in managing the duties and activities of Mayo Clinic Laboratories (MCL) Operations. You will facilitate the workflow by performing a variety of clerical and processing activities that include inventory, filing, stocking and rotating inventory. You will be involved in training, mentoring, and continuing education of staff and you will be required to maintain confidentiality of employee concerns and issues. Additional responsibilities include actively partnering with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, performing pre-analytic specimen processing, ensuring correct patient identification on specimens, documentation & resolution of pre-analytic specimen-related issues, and performing complex reagent preparation, managing work unit supply, inventory, and operating automated systems. Individuals hired to this position are required to complete 2 years in this position before becoming eligible to transfer to other positions within Mayo Clinic. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program. Qualifications Associate's degree OR High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years' work experience including clinical laboratory and/or other relevant experience. Additional Qualifications Internal applications must attach their three most recent performance appraisals to be considered for this position. Associate degree in a health or science field preferred. Previous experience or knowledge of computers and keyboarding, telephone operations and other office equipment desired. Ability to accurately read specimen labels and work with numbers to prevent mislabeling. Must be organized, able to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment. Must possess good human relations skills and be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. Must be able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off-shifts, holiday, and weekend work assignments. Requires the ability to be attentive to details and to adhere to strict safety requirements for handling chemicals, reagents and infectious agents. Exemption Status Nonexempt Compensation Detail Required education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The pay range for this position is $19.05 - $26.14 per hour. Benefits Eligible Yes Schedule Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Schedule Details Wed - Sat 5:00 am - 3:30pm Fri - Mon 5:00am - 3:30pm Weekend Schedule Yes. International Assignment No Site Description Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is. Affirmative Action and 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. Recruiter Jenny Stephens

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Lead Lab Assistant - Specimen Operations, Healthcare , Rochester, Minnesota

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