Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory Job
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Post Date: Jan 24, 2018
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Job Reference: 89874BR
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Description
Department: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: This position involves a high degree of patient interaction, performing specimen collection such as venipuncture, arterial puncture and culture collections in the inpatient, outpatient or emergency room setting.

Responsibilities: Receive direction from Lab Manager, Regional Director, Technical Supervisor / Operations Supervisor and the Laboratory Medical Director. Work cooperatively with Administration, Physicians, Allied Health Staff, patients and residents. 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.


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 I- Basic Life Support certification may be required depending on location of hire.   Limited X-Ray Machine Operator (LXMO) certification may be required depending on location of hire.

For Lab Assistant II- Applicant must possess and maintain a phlebotomy certification from an approved laboratory certification agency, a Medical Assistant certification, a MLT certification or an MT certification. Basic Life Support certification may be required depending on location of hire. Limited X-Ray Machine Operator (LXMO) certification may be required depending on location of hire.




Benefit Eligible: Yes
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 $14.02 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $14.75 per hour for Lab Assistant II.
Hours/Pay Period: 64
Schedule Details: Variable shifts on a rotation schedule
Weekend Schedule: Generally every third weekend

Recruiter: Rhonda Wilson

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

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, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) 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, 2015-2016).

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

Job Posting Category: Clinical Labs and Research, Support Services
Job Posting Number: 89874BR



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