University of Utah PS Administrative Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 06/14/2019
Requisition Number PRN21015B
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
Work Schedule Summary
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00861 - Pediatric Neurology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $15.19 - $24.85
Open Until Filled Yes
The Division of Pediatric Neurology in the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an experienced Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will provide support for a thriving pediatric subspecialty program with more than 20 team members. If you are interested in working in an academic medical setting in a division whose mission is to improve the lives of children, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
1.Assists the Utah Program for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders ( UPIN ) with business planning and goal setting.
2.Assists UPIN Director and Principal Investigator with the development of division budget.
3.Assists UPIN Director and Principal Investigator in supervision of staff activities. May assign, direct and review work of support staff.
4.Prepares reports, financial statements and records on program status and progress for management and outside agencies.
5.Coordinates the collection and preparation of operating reports.
6.Assists with the implementation of department and University policies and procedures.
7.Provides administrative support to providers by scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings and conferences, travel support and maintaining and ordering office supplies.
8.Provide scheduling support. Review conflicts, set up meetings, and respond to inquiries.
9.Manage and regularly update the UPIN website.
10.Assist coordinators and other staff in maintaining study records.
11. Assist Division Manager and Administrative Assistant in tasks such as preparing reimbursements, coordinating academic meetings and conferences, taking meeting minutes, resident/student scheduling, etc.
12. Work with Program Director and Principal Investigator to create staff schedules and associated reports.
13. Assist Program Director with coordination of staff training, on-boarding and off-boarding.
14. Coordinate family meetings and fundraising events.
15. Prepare meeting agendas and minutes.
16. Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives.
17. Perform other duties as assigned.
This position is responsible for solving office problems such as payroll or accounts payable issues, solving staff, faculty and student problems or directing them to someone whom can and supervisory and personnel issues. Plans and expedites the flow of work while ensuring the smooth operation of the office under the pressure of frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.
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.
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.
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.
Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices and direct supervisory experience.
Four years secretarial experience with at least two years’ experience in a medical office setting, such as a hospital, clinic or laboratory; and knowledge of medical terminology.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills preferred.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.