University of Utah PS Clinical Study Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 09/10/2018

Requisition Number PRN18318B

Job Title Clinical Study Assistant

Working Title PS Clinical Study Assistant

Job Grade C

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

Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; occasional weekend and after hours required.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics


Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.02 - $19.22

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Clinical Trials Office at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Clinical Study Assistant. Working under the direction of a senior research coordinator or manager, the Clinical Study Assistant supports administrative operations and coordination of human subjects research studies.


1.Collects and compiles data from a variety of sources; may enter data into a PC or computer terminal.

2.Assists senior research coordinator in identifying potential study participants and may assist in obtaining informed consent.

3.Maintain supply inventory, including ordering supplemental test articles and returning unused test articles to sponsor.

4.Coordinates study visits between participants and clinic staff.

5.Prepares and maintains regulatory documents.

6.Enters demographic information into a database.

7.Determines visit windows from protocol, schedules subject visits and sends visit reminders.

8.Organizes and prepares area for study related equipment and supplies.

9.Schedules and coordinates pre-study and monitor site visits.

10.Transmits Case Report Form data by fax, express mail, or other means dictated by sponsor.

11.Ensures study visits and procedures do not conflict with existing schedules.

12.Under the direction of senior staff, may provide basic patient care.

13.Processes and ships lab samples according to protocol directions.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Completion ofHIPAAPrivacy & Security training may be required within two to five days of hire. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

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

This position is patient sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements.


•Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalency

•Prior research experience

Type Benefited Staff

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 qualified applicants, upon request and 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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, 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 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.