University of Utah Health Program Assistant in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


This position is responsible for providing support and assisting with the overall administration and development of specific department programs.

This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


  • Assists with program planning and implementation.

  • Compiles, sorts, and organizes data for entry into a database, distributes program information, and conducts program research.

  • Answers telephones and gives information to callers, takes messages, or transfers calls to appropriate individuals.

  • Greets visitors and communicates with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, and address complaints.

  • Responds to queries from and coordinates activities with other departments, the community, and program partners.

  • Assists in the creation and distribution of program materials, forms, and general correspondence.

  • May track and report on current trends to determine future program needs.

  • May provide program specific training.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated effective communication and human relation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to use logic and reasoning to prioritize tasks.

  • Demonstrated computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet software and database software.

  • Knowledge of department’s policies and procedures.




  • Associate’s degree in a related field, or equivalency.

  • Two years of related experience.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Speaking

Requisition Number 31233

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Mon-Fri

Location Name University of Utah Hospital


State UT


Category Customer Service

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.