University of Utah Program Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 08/11/2017
Requisition Number PRN07154N
Job Title Program Assistant
Working Title Wellness Program Assistant (Work-Study)
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code?
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 20 max
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
Is this a work study job? Yes
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 10.00
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Are you an energetic Health Sciences student looking to gain experience with a unique patient population? Look no further, this Wellness Program Assistant position offered at the University of Utah Rehabilitation at Sugar House is for you. We are looking for an athletic individual with excellent social skills to assist with our neurological wellness program.
This position historically fills quickly, do not delay in applying.
1. Works with patients with disabilities
2. Helps to implement the health and wellness program
3. Assists skilled therapists (PT, OT, ST) with patient exercise set-up
4. Assists patients in tracking exercise and wellness data and progression
5. Motivates and encourages patients during wellness programs
6. Creates and maintains a monthly wellness calendar of events
7. Distributes and promotes the wellness calendar of events
The successful applicant will have the following:
•Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
•Demonstrated computer skills.
•Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
•Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.
•Ability to work independently while performing non-patient care activities such as equipment set-up, etc. and patient related activities such as assisting with a personal exercise program that are not of a skilled level.
This position involves working conditions that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects.
This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login to CIS and go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.
Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Two years of related experience, ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks, expertise using MS Office software, and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required. Database experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Special Instructions Summary
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com .
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.