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Requisition Number 17-1187
Post Date 12/11/2017
Title Technologist, Trainee
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Position Type Laboratory
Minimum Salary $17.85
Work Hours 4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Work Schedule 7-On/7-Off
Department Clinical Toxicology 3 - 897
City Salt Lake City
State UT
Technologist Trainee is a training position, preparing the employee to gain ASCP certification within five years.  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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree which must include one of the following options:
    • 25 credits of pertinent biology, 16 credits of chemistry, and 3 credits of math, OR
    • 25 credits of chemistry, 16 credits of pertinent biology, and 3 credits of math, OR
    • 16 credits of chemistry, 16 credits of pertinent biology, and 3 credits of math
  • Certain 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.
  • 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.
  • Authorized to Work: Must be a citizen of the United States or authorized to work in the United States.
  • 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.
  • English: Ability to speak, read, and comprehend the English language.
  • 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.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • 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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