Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022) 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. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!
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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; distillation of laboratory chemicals; record retention; cleaning and upkeep of work areas; disposal of stored patient tissues; ordering stain requests; answering phones; and knowledge of pathology Laboratory Information Systems. May perform gross examination of surgical biopsies and embedding tissue blocks; as well as 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 related experience.
Visa sponsorship not provided for this position
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.
$21.10 - $30.22 / hour
Hours / Pay period
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
May be assigned/requested
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 sixth 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.
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.
Why Mayo Clinic