Students enrolled in the Medical Laboratory Technology program at Florida State College may complete a six-month Medical Laboratory Technician Clinical Rotation in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, during the final year of their education.
The Medical Laboratory Technology program at Florida State College is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
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To participate in the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Medical Laboratory Technician Clinical Rotation, you must be in the final year at Florida State College's Medical Laboratory Technology program and have completed all of your didactic coursework.
A highly skilled team of pathologists, clinical laboratory scientists and clinical laboratory technicians perform lab work in Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology in Jacksonville, Florida.
The large repertoire of test services, the large volume of specimens we receive for testing, and the diverse and highly educated faculty make Mayo Clinic an ideal educational setting for students in medical laboratory science training programs.
Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida is a comprehensive medical facility providing advanced programs in education and research that support the highest quality patient care. Campus activity is conducted in the Mayo Clinic Hospital and the interconnected Davis and Cannaday buildings, as well as the Vincent A. Stabile Building.
Graduation and certification
Upon successful completion of the Medical Laboratory Technician Clinical Rotation, you receive an associate degree from Florida State College. Graduates are eligible to take the national medical laboratory technician examination from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification.
For the majority of your clinical rotation, your learning schedule includes eight-hour days, four days a week. Any changes must be approved by the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology education coordinator. Hours vary from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Each year, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences admits one student to its Medical Laboratory Technician Clinical Rotation.