Technologist/Technologist Trainee

Arup Laboratories, Inc Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 6 months ago

7-On/7-Off A week
8:00 PM - 6:30 AM

Department: Mycology AFB - 625

Primary Purpose:

The Technologist ($19.29) at ARUP is a training position that prepares 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. Candidates without a degree in Chemical or Biological Science

Technologists at ARUP must have a Bachelor's degree with one of the following semester credits completed (dependent on lab):
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

Completion of specific coursework and hours required for Limited License Scientist (LLS) in a relevant area.

The successful candidate must be a hard-working team player with a desire to continuously improve, who knows and can apply best practices to delivering high-quality laboratory testing and is focused on bettering the lives of patients across the globe.

The Technologist Trainee ($18.38) is a training position preparing to gain ASCP certification within five years and works under the supervision of a Medical Technologist, Technologist II, or Technologist I in providing services of both a technical and non-technical nature in the laboratory services area.

Technologist Trainees at ARUP must have a Bachelor's degree with one of the following semester credits completed (dependent on lab):
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

Specific courses may also be required:

Chemistry: Quantitative Analysis/Analytical Chemistry

Microbiology: Medical Microbiology

Hematology: Hematology

Immunohematology: Immunology and Genetics

After hire, must work for one year under the direction of a laboratory technologist.

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.

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 a 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.

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Technologist/Technologist Trainee

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