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 Mayo Clinic Benefits as eligibility may vary. We are excited to invite you to be a part of our team within the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology (DLMP) where you’ll 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. Labs Position description The Specimen Operations Team of One is looking for laboratory assistants for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts . As a laboratory assistant you will be a member of a diverse , agile team responsible for biological specimen receipt, identification verification, processing and storage. In addition you will perform a variety of clerical, processing, and other laboratory duties that include maintaining supply inventory, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, and cleaning. 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 Specimen Operations. Don't miss out This position is located at the Superior Drive Support Center where immediate parking is available. A two-year commitment to this position is required. 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. Qualifications A high school diploma or equivalent is required. 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 You must include a cover letter, resume, and internal applicants, need to attach your three (3) most recent performance appraisals to be considered for this position Preferred Qualifications : Knowledge of laboratory functions and medical terminology Science background 1-2 years medical experience Ability to stay organized, prioritize, and shift gears in a busy environment. Conscientious of details and strict safety requirements for handling chemicals, reagents, and infectious agents. Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Experienced with computers, keyboarding, and telephone operations. Flexibility License or certification Exemption status Non-exempt Compensation Detail Experience may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $16.37 per hour. Benefits eligible Yes Schedule Full Time Hours / Pay period 80 Schedule details Varied days of the week; 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts. Weekend schedule Varied schedules; 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts. International Assignment 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 Laura Heyde 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.