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Histotechnician II - Histology

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has been ranked the hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, as well as in more specialties than any other care provider. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


The individual will contribute to the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients by accurately processing surgical pathology specimens. Responsibilities may include processing, embedding and microtomy of all surgical tissues; cryotomy and frozen section staining; routine H&E and special staining; high complexity testing such as immunohistochemistry; gross examination/tissue processing of surgical biopsies; equipment maintenance and record retention; training staff; knowledge of pathology Laboratory Information System and other duties as assigned.
The position may involve travel between the Scottsdale and Phoenix campuses.

Furthermore, they will perform high volume automated immunohistochemical (IHC) staining; make up reagents, antibody dilutions; assist in IHC and special stain procedure development; record QA information; and train Histotech Is in IHC. Additional responsibilities include procuring control tissue material and monitoring control slide supplies as well as QC and validate slide quality and stain efficacy. The individual must demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills as well as knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's age-specific needs is also required. Effective communication skills and ability to multitask are essential.May be responsible for handling chemicals and/or reagents including chemical hazardous waste materials.


Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university in histology, biology or having emphasized anatomical, biological, and chemical sciences and minimum of 1 year histology experience; or Associate of Science degree from an accredited college/university in histology, biology or having emphasized anatomical, biological, and chemical science and a minimum of 3 years histology experience; or meet CLIA-88 regulations (42CFR493.1487 through 1491) for high complexity testing and a minimum of 5 years histology experience. Three years immunohistochemical staining experience within the last 10 years strongly preferred.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program

Additional Qualifications:

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

License or Certifications:


Exemption Status


Compensation Detail


Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Monday to Friday 9pm to 5:30am

Weekend Schedule


International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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.


Rhonda Wilson

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Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Glendale , Histotechnician II - Histology, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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