University of Utah Program Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/30/2017

Requisition Number PRN14681B

Job Title Program Assistant

Working Title Medical Review Coordinator

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday- Friday day shift, optional Sunday hours.

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00267 - Ophthalmology-Services

Location Other

City Other

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime. 07/21/2017

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. No

Job Summary

The Utah Lions Eye Bank—an extension of the John A. Moran Eye Center—is a nonprofit organization and has facilitated the gift of sight worldwide through transplantation and research since 1972. By restoring vision, cornea donation changes not only the lives of recipients, but also the lives of everyone around them. Located in Murray, Utah, we are a full service eye bank operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

The Medical Review Coordinator (MRC) is responsible for the completion of transplant donor charts, and the medical review process in preparations of eligibility determination. Additionally, theMRCassists in the release of research and discard designated donor charts.


-Perform medical review of transplant charts in preparations for release.

-Release of research and discard charts in a timely basis.

-Assist in training of staff to release donor charts for research purposes.

-Interact with Technical, Executive, and Medical Directors concerning medical histories as well as accomplish special projects as assigned by the Technical Director.

-Maintain excellent customer service relations with referring hospitals,OPO, andOME.

-Assist in education and training of technical staff.

-Obtaining medical charts andEMSreports in a timely basis.

-Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in a related field, or equivalency, plus two years of related experience required; ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks; computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet software, and/or database software preferred; demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.

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.


Previous experience in organ, eye or tissue donation.

Background in healthcare related field.

CNAor MA experience.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

The Utah Lions Eye Bank is located in Murray, UT at the University of Utah Midvalley complex. Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter when applying.

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: 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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, 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 for information.

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