University of Utah Data Entry Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/09/2017

Requisition Number PRN06810N

Job Title Data Entry Specialist

Working Title Data Entry Specialist

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 15 hrs/wk

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Flexible hours

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00862 - Pediatric Pulmonology

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $9.62 to $15.38/hr DOE

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

Extracts clinical data from the electronic medical record and verifies and enters data into a computerized information system known as the Cystic Fibrosis Patient Registry. This is anIRBapproved patient data repository. Assists with building and executing queries from members of the Cystic Fibrosis care team. Assures patient consents, parental consents and patient assents are up to date and retained as legal documentation. Helps maintain an essential database that is heavily utilized in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis.


1.Enters information into computerized information systems.

2.Researches and evaluates all documents for accuracy and completeness to ensure correct data is entered.

3.Reviews input against source documents for accuracy and edits as needed.

4.Maintains document master files for backup and verification.

5.May be required to run queries and reports.

6.May be required to perform clerical duties such as filing and answering the telephones.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years data entry experience or equivalency required (1 year of college education is equivalent to 2 years of related work experience). Proficiency in the use of data entry equipment and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required. The hiring department may require a minimum typing ability.

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


Previous experience in biomedical sciences preferred.

Applicants will be screened according to preferences.

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 applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: 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: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

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