Intermountain Healthcare offers a five-week clinical lab assistant training program. Under close supervision, clinical lab assistants provide support to medical technologists and medical lab technicians by preparing samples for clinical testing and/or transport.

Training Program Details

  • Five-week course offered throughout the year on an as-needed basis.
  • Students are full-time Intermountain Healthcare employees working 40 hours/week.
  • Classes are held at 5245 South College Drive.
  • Tuition and training materials are included.
  • Students are paid an hourly rate of $8.65/hour during training. Hourly rate increases to $11.21/hour upon completion of training.
  • Students are eligible for benefits during training.

Training Program Duties

  • Receiving specimens.
  • Identification, labeling, and distributing laboratory samples to appropriate areas.
  • Data entry and routine instrument checks.
  • Calculating test results using preset procedures.​​​

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Good work history.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.