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ARUP Laboratories Medical Laboratory Scientist I/Technologist I, Certified/Technologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Description

Schedule :Wednesday - Saturday (40 hrs/wk)7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Training Schedule :Monday - Thursday7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Department: Cellular & Innate Imm - 636

Primary Purpose :

Medical Laboratory Scientist I/Technologist I, Certified ($25.50) provides services of both a technical and non-technical nature in the laboratory service areas. Performs routine and complex laboratory tests in an assigned department of the clinical laboratory to provide physicians with rapid and accurate laboratory test results. Works under the direction of specialist, lead, and/or supervisor.

This position is not qualified for delegation of supervisory duties for NY testing areas.

Technologist ($19.68) is a position, preparing the employee to gain ASCP certification within four years of hire and qualify the incumbent for promotion to Certified Technologist. Performs routine laboratory tests, confirms and verifies results in an assigned section of the clinical laboratory to provide physicians with rapid and accurate laboratory test results. Works under the direction of a Specialist, Lead and/or supervisor.

Bachelor’s degree in Clinical or Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or in the chemical or biological sciences with the following course requirements (at least one upper division class needed in relevant biology or chemistry):

  • 25 credits of pertinent biology, 16 credits of chemistry, and 3 credits of math

  • 25 credits of pertinent chemistry, 16 credits of biology, and 3 credits of math

  • 16 credits of chemistry, 16 credits of pertinent biology, and 3 credits of math

Completion of specific course work and hours required for Limited License Scientist (LLS) in relevant area

Clinical Laboratory experience of one or more years (1820 hrs = 1 year) appropriate to the section in which employed

About ARUP :

ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

ARUP proudly hires top talent to create a work environment of diversity, professional growth and continuous development. Our workforce is committed to the important service we provide to over one million patients each month. We always strive for excellence and have a strong desire to have involvement with the advances in medicine and the role laboratory services plays within each patient’s life. We never forget that there is a patient behind every specimen we receive.

We are looking for individuals who want to contribute to ARUP's culture of accountability, integrity, service, and excellence. Consider joining our dynamic team.

Physical and Other Requirements :

Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Mobility: The person in this position needs to occasionally move between work sites and inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Communicate: Frequently communicate with others.

PPE: Biohazard laboratory environment that requires use of personal protective equipment in accordance with CDC and OSHA regulations and company policies.

ARUP Policies and Procedures: To conduct self in compliance with all ARUP Policies and Procedures.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Fine Motor Control: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.

Vision: Having close, far, and peripheral visual acuity to perform a variety of tasks such as make general observations of depth and distance.

Color Vision: Perception of and ability to distinguish colors.

Continuing Education: Continual assessment of current literature and best practices.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree or better in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Applicable ASCP or AAB

Experience

Preferred

  • Clinical Laboratory experience of one or more years (1820 hrs = 1 year) appropriate to the section in which employed

  • Completion of specific course work and hours required for Limited License Scientist (LLS) in relevant area

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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