Lab Aide, Courier

    University of Utah
    Salt lake city, UT
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $9.62 - $14.84

    Job Description



    Open Date03/05/2020

    Requisition NumberPRN23375B

    Job TitleLab Aide, Courier

    Working TitleLab Aide, Courier

    Job GradeB

    FLSA CodeNonexempt

    Patient Sensitive Job Code?No

    Standard Hours per Week40

    Full Time or Part Time?Full Time

    ShiftVariable

    Work Schedule Summary

    Typically Early Morning Schedule: 5am-1pm, some weekends and/or holidays may be required

    VP AreaU of U Health - Academics

    Department00877 - Radiology Clinical

    LocationCampus

    CitySalt Lake City, UT

    Type of RecruitmentExternal Posting

    Pay Rate Range9.62 to 17.31

    Close Date

    Open Until FilledYes

    Job Summary

    Performs non-technical procedures in a research laboratory and maintains laboratory facilities, equipment and records. Packages, ships and delivers specimens, documents or records, or supplies to area clinics in a timely manner. Items being transported may be considered radioactive pharmaceuticals, biohazards or pathogens.

    Responsibilities

    1. Maintains the physical environment of the lab.

    2. Prepares facility for daily use.

    3. May wash and clean facilities.

    The incumbent follows well-established laboratory procedures to complete work.

    Sensitive or unusual situations are referred

    to the supervisor. Work is performed under the close supervision of senior laboratory personnel.

    Work is frequently reviewed for accuracy and to ensure adherence to research protocols.

    This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

    Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

    Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

    Often: radiological hazards.

    Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

    Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

    Often: lifting of lead shielded containers, walking, standing, sitting.

    Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

    May wash and clean cages, handle and treat animals, and prepare special diets for animals used in research.

    Problem Solving

    The incumbent follows well-established laboratory procedures to complete work. Sensitive or unusual situations are referred to the supervisor.

    Work is performed under the close supervision of senior laboratory personnel. Work is frequently reviewed for accuracy and to ensure adherence to research protocols.

    Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

    Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

    Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).

    Seldom: Exposure to animals.

    Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

    Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

    Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting. Lifting - up to 75 lbs.

    Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead, lifting - over 75lbs.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Entry level position where on the job training is provided. Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions and to keep accurate records is required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

    General knowledge of laboratory procedures, equipment and terminology as well as the ability to operate and care for laboratory equipment along with the knowledge of appropriate specimen handling techniques preferred.

    A valid Utah's Driver's License and the ability to single-handedly lift and transport items as heavy as 75lbs is required.

    Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

    Preferences

    Active Driver's License required, clean driving record recommended

    TypeBenefited Staff

    Special Instructions Summary

    Additional Information

    The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

    To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

    The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

    This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

    The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.


    Posting ID: 552790201Posted: 2020-05-21