Technologist, Trainee
Arup Laboratories, Inc
 Salt Lake City, UT



7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (+/- an hour depending on lab needs)

Training Schedule:

Monday - Friday (40 hrs/wk)

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (about 3 months)

Department: Cytogenetics 391

Primary Purpose:

As a Technologist Trainee at ARUP, you will be part of a team of laboratorians, physicians, scientists and other highly committed areas whose primary focus is on delivering results to over one million patients each month.

Technologist Trainee is a training position, preparing the employee to work independently as a limit license scientist (Technologist) and to further gain ASCP certification within five years. Works under the supervision of a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Certified Technologist, or Technologist 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 perinent 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.

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.