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University of Utah COVID Testing Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 11/04/2020

Requisition Number PRN24670B

Job Title PS Medical Assistant I

Working Title COVID Testing Assistant

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Hours will vary depending on the location, the earliest being 6:30am and the latest 5:30pm.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01478 - SOD - EDUCATION

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 14.51-17.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position assists in the scheduling, tracking, collecting and overall management of COVID -19 specific testing, collected at various sites across University of Utah Health Clinics. The incumbent maintains adequate knowledge for administering and implementing each unique test.

This position will require EPIC knowledge and training specific to accessing, labeling, and monitoring personal health information.

Responsibilities

Disclaimer

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.

Essential Functions

- Ability to interact with EPIC to ensure appropriate labeling, monitoring, scheduling, and administering of all Covid-19 test related components.

- Maintains comprehensive knowledge on proper techniques and processes for various Covid-19 tests.

- Maintains ability to properly interact within EPIC to ensure compliance, efficiency, and accuracy for job related duties.

- Instructs patients on appropriate Covid-19 test specific practices.

- Understands, monitors, and helps resolve scheduling conflicts and opportunities.

- Problem Solving.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required: Nearly Continuously: Standing, testing tent environment. Outdoors.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required. Nearly Continuously: Standing, Bending, reaching, hearing, listening, talking Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Comments

Incumbent faces exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood, and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job. The physical demand of being on your feet for long periods of time and handling equipment are common elements of the job.

The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned location.

Minimum Qualifications

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire

Preferences

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: employment@utah.edu 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: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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