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Histology Technician or Histotechnologist-HT/HTL - Renal Biopsy

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Wykoff
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 as eligibility may vary. We are excited to invite you to be a part of our team within the (DLMP) where youll 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
Histology Technician:
Performs a variety of technical procedures that result in the creation of microscopic slide preparations. These technical procedures may include: Accessioning specimens; specimen processing and microtomy techniques; paraffin, frozen, and plastic. Technical staining procedures include: Routine Hematoxylin and Eosin, special stains, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemical staining, and in situ hybridization. Participates in on-call rotations, including weekends as needed. Assists with training of students and new employees. Actively partner with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
The minimum pay rate for Histology Technician is $23.56 per hour.

Histotechnologist:
Prepares specimens and performs testing procedures on pathology specimens that result in the creation of microscopic slide preparations for diagnostic and/or prognostic analysis by the pathologist. Applies technical theory to provide overall operational support necessary to maintain and optimize testing activities. Able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off shifts, holidays, on-call, and weekend work assignments. Assists with training of students and employees. Actively partner with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
The minimum pay rate for Histotechnologist is $28.79 per hour.

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


Qualifications
Histology Technician:
Associates degree required with coursework including 24 semester hours of the following: at least 12 credit hours in chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology; AND 6 credit hours in chemistry; AND 6 credit hours in biology.
Histology Technician (HT) certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).

Histotechnologist:
Bachelors degree
Histotechnologist (HTL) certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).

** 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
Graduate of a NAACLS accredited program preferred.

Graduates of the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Histology Technician Program will receive preference.

All MUST be included for your application to be considered:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Internal candidates must provide their past three performance appraisals.
  • Transcripts (unofficial copy accepted) or NACES detailed international equivalency for foreign degrees.

    License or certification
    Histotechnician (HT) or Histotechnologist (HTL) certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Board of Certification required at start date. Employees obtaining certification(s) after January 1, 2004 will be required to demonstrate evidence of ongoing maintenance of certification.

    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 $23.56 per hour.

    Benefits eligible
    Yes

    Schedule
    Full Time

    Hours / Pay period
    40

    Schedule details
    Monday-Friday, 10:00AM-6:30PM; Rotating on-call coverage is required.

    Weekend schedule
    Occasional weekend coverage may be required.

    Remote
    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
    Josie Gisel

    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.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Histology Technician or Histotechnologist-HT/HTL - Renal Biopsy, Professions , Wykoff, Minnesota

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