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Laboratory Assistant I or Laboratory Assistant II - Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Mankato, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:








Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Position description

The laboratory assistant is responsible for biological (e.g. blood, urine) specimen receipt, identification verification, processing and storage. The laboratory assistant is also responsible for performing a variety of clerical, processing, and other laboratory duties that include maintaining supply inventory, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, and cleaning. The laboratory assistant works with various computer information systems on a daily basis.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.

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 II- Applicant must possess a phlebotomy certification from an approved laboratory certification agency, a Medical Assistant certification, a MLT certification or an MT certification, however ongoing maintenance is not required.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.74 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $16.59 per hour for Lab Assistant II

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

This position works 8 hour shifts on the overnight shift 10:30 pm - 7:00 am. The candidate will work 8, 8 hour shifts in a 2 week pay period.

Weekend schedule

every other weekend/ every other holiday

Site description

Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.


Clinical Labs and Research

Job posting number



Rhonda Wilson

Equal opportunity employer

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