Medical Laboratory Scientist I/Technologist I, Certified/Technologist
Arup Laboratories, Inc
 Salt Lake City, UT



9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Training Schedule:

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Department: Cellular & Innate Imm - 636

Primary Purpose:

Medical Laboratory Scientist I/Technologist I, Certified ($24.50) 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 ($19.29) 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 a chemical, biological, or scientific field with the following course requirements (upper division classes needed)

  • 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 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.