Job Information

University of Utah PS Administrative Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/08/2022

Requisition Number PRN31377B

Job Title PS Administrative Assistant

Working Title PS Administrative Assistant

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, Hybrid schedule may be available

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20.00 to 23.00, commensurate with experience

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Provides complex administrative support for department management and practitioners.


Job Functions

1. Maintain and coordinate provider meetings, calendars and phone calls. This may include development of meeting agendas, minutes and task lists.

2. Develop weekly one on one meeting with each provider you support in order to efficiently meet all of their needs and requests.

3. Assist the management team and practitioners in the 3 academic missions, i.e., clinical, educational and research.

4. Assist your providers in their clinical role by working closely and cooperatively with all clinic personnel on patient related issues, i.e., maintaining patient electronic medical records, billing, follow-up patient calls, etc. (appropriate software training provided)

5. Assist your providers in their research and publications efforts, including, finding online references/journal articles, organizing references in Endnote/Mendeley, formatting manuscripts, submitting articles or book chapters for review (appropriate software training provided).

6. Assist your providers in their teaching/education responsibilities by assisting in preparing PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and related education materials, etc. (appropriate software training provided).

7. Maintain provider’s CVs (in MBM system) and certifications for state licenses, DEA , credentialing reappointments, etc.

8. Make travel and hotel arrangements, register for conferences, and assist in the travel reimbursement process. (appropriate software training provided)

9. Occasionally transcribe letters, emails and complete forms regarding the provider’s administration and academic mission responsibilities.

10. Respond to medical record requests. Schedule attorney depositions, conferences, and coordinate billing for these services.

11. Provide coverage support for other administrative assistants when out of the office.

12. General office support (faxing, emailing, filing, answering phones, website, etc.)

13. Assists with the development of department programs.

14. Coordinate the Annual Research Symposium, Grand Rounds, Medical Students, Shadowing Program, Emergency/disaster plan, staff morale/events.

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 Conditions

Nearly continuously: office environment

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

Associate degree in business or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) and three years full-time secretarial experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective written and verbal communication skills required. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices and direct supervisory experience preferred.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

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


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

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.