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Mayo Clinic TECH-HISTO LAB-AZ in Phoenix, Arizona

City Phoenix

State Arizona

Telecommute No

Department Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Why Mayo Clinic

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 the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP), 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.

Position description

The individual will contribute to the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients by preparing various specimens for processing and analysis while maintaining positive patient identification throughout the preparation process. Responsibilities include retrieval and verification of patient specimens; tracking of specimens without a requisition; accessioning wet tissue specimens, outside/consultation material, and cytology specimens; compiling work logs and printing slides; slide cover slipping; pathology case distribution; block and slide filing and retrieval; processor and other equipment maintenance; chemical hazardous waste removal; record retention; cleaning and upkeep of work areas; disposal of stored patient tissues; answering phones; and knowledge of pathology Laboratory Information Systems. Handling and transmitting digital images of transplant slides received. Will assist in any other areas as directed. Performs duties and communicates in an accurate, professional and ethical manner. Must demonstrate confidentiality and trustworthiness as well as an ability to utilize proper techniques to deal effectively with people in stressful situations. May be responsible for handling chemicals and/or reagents including chemical hazardous waste materials.


Associate of Science degree from an accredited college/university in histology, biology, or a program having emphasized anatomical, biological, and chemical sciences; or high school diploma or GED equivalent and four years of direct pathology laboratory experience.

Additional qualifications

Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills. Demonstrated good judgment when dealing with a variety of procedural and technical issues.

License or certification

Valid Arizona driver’s license and regular access to a personal vehicle required.

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 $26.60 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Part Time

Hours / Pay period 40

Schedule details

To support after-hours on-call transplant service. Expected to take on-call 24 hours a day for 7 days with the following 7 days evaluated as up to 20 hours based upon number of calls from previous week. More details upon interview.

Weekend schedule Every other weekend on-call.

Site description

Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Category Clinical Labs and Research

Career profile Clinical Labs

Job posting number 144439BR

Recruiter Frank Harris

Equal opportunity

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.