Histology Technician or Histotechnologist-HT/HTL - Renal Biopsy

Recruiter
Mayo Clinic
Location
Rochester
Salary
24.75 USD Hourly
Posted
30 Nov 2023
Closes
15 Dec 2023
Role
Technician
Contract Type
Permanent
Why Mayo Clinic

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Responsibilities

The Renal Biopsy Laboratory is looking for Histology Technicians/Histotechnologists to join their team. As a Histology Technician/Histotechnologist you will be a member of a diverse, agile team responsible for preparing microscope slides for a Pathologist to review. Using a variety of techniques and equipment, this team prepares thin slices of tissue to make abnormalities visible with a microscope.
In addition, you will assist with the training of students and new employees. You will actively partner with team members by fostering an inclusive work environment and respecting others with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. In addition to gaining clinical laboratory experience, you will have many opportunities for career advancement within Anatomic Pathology. Don't miss out! Visit the Clinical Labs career site to watch a brief video of Dane discussing a life–changing career in Histology at Mayo Clinic.

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.
The minimum pay rate for Histology Technician is $24.75 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.
The minimum pay rate for Histotechnologist is $30.25 per hour.

A two–year commitment to this position is required

Qualifications

Histology Technician (HT):
  • Associates Degree required
  • 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)
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F–1 STEM OPT extension program

Histotechnologist (HTL):
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Histotechnologist (HTL) certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
Applicants needing visa sponsorship must possess CGFNS Visa Screen certification upon application.

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.
DLMP employees that have been in current lab/position for less than 2 years must attach early release approval from supervisor

Non–DLMP Internal applicants that have been in their current department/position for less than 1 year must attach early release approval from supervisor

Exemption Status

Nonexempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours/Pay Period

80

Schedule Details

Tuesday through Friday 6:00 pm – 4:30 am

Weekend Schedule

Varies

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

Josie Gisel