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Technical Specialist - Laboratory

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Eau Claire
Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
Position description
Non-exempt position. Expected to maintain bench competencies and work at the bench for at least 50% of time worked. Function independently and collaboratively with the laboratory leadership in performing all major work responsibilities of professional laboratory practice. Perform a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing, and act as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results. May be responsible for instrument correlation, and method validation. Correlate data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results. Participate in laboratory quality assurance programs and performance improvement activities. Assist with staff and student training, orientation of new employees, updating procedures, and providing technical leadership for areas of responsibility. Provide direction and problem solving skills for laboratory functions. Implement standardization efforts in the laboratory as directed by laboratory leadership.

Baccalaureate Degree in Medical Technology, Medical/Clinical Laboratory Science or health related field. Completion of a clinical laboratory internship. Or an Associates Degree Medical Laboratory Technician with completion of a clinical internship. An HEW certificate may be substituted for the specified degree. One year of experience actively working in a moderate or high complexity clinical laboratory. Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of quality assurance principles and practices. Ability to be effective in a diverse work group. Ability to work independently. Ability to exercise independent judgment and render decisions. Prioritization and problem solving skills. Critical thinking skills required. Computer skills required. Excellent customer service skills. Knowledge of relevant factors which can influence testing results. Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Demonstrate manual dexterity. Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance. May be required to work weekends or overtime.

Position requires Immunology experience. Experience with protein analysis and immunoelectrophoresis. Will rotate occasionally into the Core chemistry laboratory and/or specimen processing on weekend shift.

**Visa sponsorship not available for this position**
Additional qualifications
Preferred: ASCP Certification in area of Specialty: Blood Banking, SBB (ASCP), Chemistry, SC (ASCP), Cytotechnology, SCT (ASCP), Hematology, SH (ASCP), Microbiology, SM (ASCP). Preferred: Four years of experience actively working in a moderate or high complexity clinical laboratory, working knowledge of laboratory information and reporting systems, excellent working knowledge of laboratory regulatory standards, knowledge of CLIA standards, experience with operational and troubleshooting of laboratory instruments and assays. Willingness to work at other sites preferred.

ALL MUST be included for your application to be considered:

Requires CV/Resume, unofficial transcript(s), and for foreign trained lab personnel to provide a detailed equivalency evaluation to include US equivalent degree at the applicants expense.

For international/foreign trained applicants, it is the responsibility of the international/foreign to provide to Mayo Clinic the following information. The applicant is responsible for the cost associated with obtaining the equivalency evaluation.

International transcript:MUST have a DETAILED 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
License or certification
Applicant should possess one of the following appropriate HHS (Health Human Services) approved laboratory certifications: Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Scientist, CLS (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Technician, MLT (ASCP), Medical Technologist, MT (AMT), Medical Laboratory Technician, MLT (AMT), Histotechnologist, HTL, Histotechnician, HT, Cytotechnologist, CT (ASCP) or registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete Board of Registry examination within first 6 months of employment.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $25.34 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Day Shift Monday through Friday
Weekend schedule
Varaiable Day or PM shift every third weekend
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
Clinical Labs and Research
Job posting number
Rhonda Wilson
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
Posted: 2019-10-03 Expires: 2019-11-02

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