University of Utah Coordinator, Information in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/13/2018

Requisition Number PRN16916B

Job Title Coordinator, Information

Working Title Coordinator, Information

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, 8-5

VP Area President

Department 01497 - HCI Popul Research Compliance

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 32000 to 41000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Responsible for clinical research data collection for the Hematology Multidisciplinary Disease Groups and other disease groups as assigned. Access various clinical data sources to abstract information necessary for research and publications. Perform quality checks on data. Coordinate activities on various research projects, which may involveIRBsubmission and maintenance, and possibly patient interaction. Work with a programmer to train a natural language processing program to abstract discrete clinical data from textual medical records. Assist with the development of data structures to capture clinical elements across all related cancer types. Maintain work practice documents that outline all data collection activities. Position will have supervisory and training responsibilities and will perform quality assurance across other Multidisciplinary Disease Groups.


1. Oversees the collection and organization of data that are entered into databases.

2. Ensures the accuracy of data, analyzes conflicting data, and verifies/collects missing information.

3. Utilizes computer programs/software to analyze data; determines trends and changes in data.

4. Develops and presents recommendations for a course of action based on the analysis of data.

5. Provides documents/reports to administrators and outside agencies as required.

6. Handles special projects and creates special reports as needed.

7. May perform supervisory duties.

This job description 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.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Two years experience in collecting, organizing analyzing, and presenting data; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.

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


Preference to candidates with experience in research analysis, medical terminology,ICDOcoding, working with physicians, and reviewing medical charts.

Type Benefited Staff

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 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.