Job Information

University of Utah Hourly Research Assistant - Workstudy in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/30/2019

Requisition Number PRN09298N

Job Title Hourly Research Assistant

Working Title Hourly Research Assistant - Workstudy

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19 or less

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

days, starting at 7:00 am preferable

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00261 - Otolaryngology

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

Job Summary

Prepares, collects, verifies and enters data into computerized information systems for clinical trials and research. Consents patients and assists with protocol procedures.


Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.

Willingness to learn.

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


1.Enters information into computerized information systems in a timely and accurate manner in compliance with contracted sponsor requirements.

2. Researches and evaluates all documents for accuracy and completeness to ensure correct data is entered.

3. Assist PI and study coordinator in completing study procedures.

4. Consents patients

5. Maintain good clinical research records.

6. Reviews input against source documents for accuracy and edits as needed.

7. Maintains document master files for backup and verification.

8. May be required to run queries and reports.

9. Create patient subject binders, print off source documents, identify potential adverse events and serious adverse events to bring to the PI and CRC’s attention.

10. Ensure data audit readiness and accountability.

11. May be required to perform clerical duties such as filing.

12. Must have car as travel is required for the position

13. Must be work study student

Problem Solving

The Research Assistant follows department and University policies and procedures along with State and Federal laws associated with the assigned area. Once fully trained, incumbents in this position are able to evaluate information and make a determination regarding the status or completeness of the information.

Incumbents in this position work under close supervision, perform repetitive tasks and may be required to perform under strict deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications


Applicants with medical terminology/ experience preferred

Special Instructions Summary

This is a work study position, you must have been awarded work study to apply.

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 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.