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


Open Date 04/25/2018

Requisition Number PRN08017N

Job Title Hourly Research Assistant

Working Title Hourly Research Assistant

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

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 U of U Health - Academics

Department 01102 - Liver Transplant Program

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.00

Close Date

Job Summary

Research assistant for the Division of Transplantation and Advanced Hepatobiliary Surgery. Gathers, organizes and analyzes data through literature searches, medical record reviews and clinical data entry.


Collects and compiles data from a variety of sources; data entry. Maintains transplant database in conjunction with Huntsman Cancer Institute, the School of Medicine and Primary Children’s Hospital. Prepares format for final disposition of data; maintains an internal library on project information resources and final data collected. May work with research coordinator in the design and preparation of research projects and in recording data. Other duties as assigned by research coordinator.

1. Enters information into computerized information systems.

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

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

4. Maintains document master files for backup and verification.

5. Will run queries and reports.

6. Perform clerical duties as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications


One year of experience in research and analytical techniques; one year of coding experience usingICD-9-CM or equivalency. Knowledge of medical terminology and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.

Prior medical or epidemiological research experience helpful. Work both independently and within team environment. Will work with a variety of individuals and clinical research studies. Must be professional, reliable and able to multi-task. Will be asked to successfully completeHIPAA,CITIand someRATSclasses within 30 days of hire.

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.