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Hematologic Flow Cytometry Analyst I/ Hematologic Flow Cytometry Analyst II

July 23, 2021

Tuesday - Saturday (40 hrs/wk)
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Training Schedule:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Department: Hematologic Flow - 682

Primary Purpose:

This position provides technical and analytical support for Hematologic Flow Cytometry testing. Functions include use of technical flow cytometry and clinical hematology in tasks of various complexities of interpreting assays, teaching, training, troubleshooting, assay transfer from Research & Development, instrument function, and client consultation. 

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.

Essential Functions:

Prepare hematologic flow cytometry reports for review by the hematopathologist.

Contribute in constructing interpretations of leukemia/lymphoma flow cytometry results in conjunction with the hematopathologist on service.

Become proficient in assessing normal samples of all sources, and pre-assess/triage cases of increasing complexity, for Hematologic Flow Analyst IIs and Pathologists.  

Integrate, analyze and interpret data produced from flow cytometry testing to develop the report for pathologist sign out.  Perform assigned verification duties.

Perform data entry, report writing with high accuracy, and have the ability to recognize inconsistencies and initiate resolution.

Assess the plausibility of laboratory results through correlation of data with clinical symptoms.  Alert pathologist of concerns.

Provide verbal communication and/or consultation to clients/physicians or related questions or assigns the problems.

Perform hematologic flow cytometry testing as assigned.  Maintain competency in high complexity laboratory testing.

Maintain continual compliance with policies, procedures, and record keeping necessary to meet the standards of regulatory agencies.

Assist in the education in the specialty of hematologic flow cytometry for residents, fellows and laboratory staff.

Accept, resolve, or assist in the resolution of problems in this specialty area. Updates the Technical Supervisor of all related issues

Assist with evaluation and recommendation of new equipment and test methodology and process improvements in the specialty area.

Assist with maintaining current files of reference materials related to the specialty area.

Assist with the training, staff development and or competency programs for a department.

Maintain competency in a majority of assays performed in the laboratory.

Provide and direct the technical expertise in the use, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of all laboratory instruments, equipment, reagents and testing.

Participate in the selection, evaluation and validation of appropriate test methodologies and instruments as assigned by the Medical Director.  Facilitates transfer of new testing into the laboratory.

Enforce all safety guidelines and policies.

Other duties as assigned.

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 color.




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


Master's Degree or better in Immunology or related field.

PhD or better in Immunology or related field.



Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology or in the chemical or biological sciences and 2 years of experience of high complexity hematologic flow experience Or Masters/PhD degree in immunology, hematology or related clinical field and 1 year of hematologic flow experience

Demonstrated judgment in planning, assessing results, and acting on that judgment


Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology or in the chemical or biological sciences, Appropriate ASCP certification (MLS(ASCP), H(ASCP), or SH(ASCP)), and five years of high complexity hematologic flow experience Or Masters/PhD degree in immunology, hematology or related clinical field and five years of hematologic flow experience

Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, troubleshooting, and interpersonal skills

Licenses & Certifications


Applicable ASCP or AAB

More Information:

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