Cytotechnologist I

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Arup Laboratories

Salt Lake City, Utah (UT) Posted on Sat, 14 May 2022 06:36:02 GMT Competitive Salary Permanent Full Time Source: Arup Laboratories

Job Details
Monday - Friday (40 hrs/wk)
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Department: Cytology - 351

Primary Purpose:

The Cytotechnologist is responsible for the screening and reporting of negative gynecological and non-gynecological cytology cases, and identifying and referring abnormal cases to the pathologists. Successful completion of a 12 month CAHEA accredited Cytotechnology program is required. May also learn how to process and classify UroVysion FISH cases.

Cytotechnologists at ARUP have the opportunity to screen GYN and Non-GYN cases and also the possibility of learning preparation and classification of UroVysion FISH cases. This gives the cytotechs a variety of things to do and learn and makes for better work satisfaction. In addition to the variety of work tasks, the department does have productivity expectations but focuses more on "quality over quantity" of work which, again, leads to better job satisfaction and the idea that each staff member truly does make a difference for the patients and clinicians that depend on us.

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/departmental 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. Absolute integrity in the accurate identification of samples, test performance, and reporting of results

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.


Bachelor's Degree or better in Medical Laboratory Sciences or related field.


Successful completion of 12 month CAHEA accredited Cytotechnology program
Licenses & Certifications

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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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