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Requisition Number 18-0246
Post Date 3/14/2018
Title Processing Technician I
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Position Type Entry Level
Minimum Salary $12.19
Work Hours 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Work Schedule Thursday - Saturday (36 hrs/wk)
Department Specimen Processing - 232
City Salt Lake City
State UT

Works under direct supervision to learn the proper handling of all specimens received at ARUP's central facility and prepares specimens for laboratory testing. The position includes such functions as matching patient information, data entry, aliquoting, and scanning documents.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to type 30 WPM
  • Must have successfully passed (90%) the Specimen Processing departmental competency testing.
  • Processing at or above 20 specimens or tests per hour, with a quality score of at least 8(>8) (using the department's productivity report); not exceed the departmental threshold for errors or attendance infraction issues.

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.
  • Effective communication skills
  • 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.
  • Abide by the Code of Conduct as outlined in the ARUP employee handbook.
  • Authorized to Work: Must be a citizen of the United States or authorized to work in the United States.
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • English: Ability to speak, read, and comprehend the English language.
  • 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.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Reliable and dependable performance.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to work all required overtime.
  • 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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