University of Utah Research Nurse in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/01/2017

Requisition Number PRN06885N

Job Title Research Nurse

Working Title Research Nurse

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00952 - Division of Epidemiology

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 22.88 to 38.31

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

The Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah, seeks aPRN(as needed) Medical Records Data Analyst to utilize medical knowledge for review of medical records and other information under the direction of principal investigators. The position involves performing annotation and/or chart abstraction, along with using tools and methodologies to capture data that advances research. Training will be provided. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.


•Successfully learn how to annotate and abstract using specific tools and methodologies.

•Review (and adhere to) guidelines for each project; communicate with managers as warranted.

•Effectively and efficiently search for medical concepts within medical notes, (e.g. identify diseases, symptoms, medications, tests, and relationships, as well as indicate the clinical reasoning that takes place given a use case).

•Work independently to meet deadlines for both project-specific and non-project tasks.

•Implement and perform quality measures to ensure adherence to established standards.

•ObtainHIPAA,IRBCITIcourse training certifications, and all other required training certifications. Maintain ongoing training certifications as required.

•This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

RN license in the state of Utah plus two years related experience required. Depending on area of assignment,CCRP,ACRP-CRC,SOCRA-CCRPcertification may be required. A current Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card certification or obtain one within 6 months of employment required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

The hiring department may also prefer experience in a specific area of nursing

Care is appropriate to the population served

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


•Two or more years of clinical experience

•Comprehensive clinical domain expertise

•Proficient in medical terminology

•Experience with use ofEHR/EMR

•Computer literate

•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

•Ability and willingness to follow instructions, juggle multiple simultaneous projects, and work in a fast-paced high-throughput environment

•Eligibility for Department of Veterans AffairsWOCstatus (must be able to pass a VA background check).

•Ability to function effectively as a member of a team

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.