Job Information

University of Utah PS Study Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/13/2023

Requisition Number PRN35682B

Job Title PS Study Coordinator

Working Title PS Study Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday- Friday 8-5

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01720 - PHS - HEALTH SYS INNO & RSRCH

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 40000 to 52000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Department of Population Health Sciences, Division of Health System Innovation and Research is seeking a motivated, meticulous and professionally mature individual to assist in the administration of a Clinical Research Network funded by PCORI as well as other discrete research projects. Under the supervision of the project lead and the Principal Investigator, this position will be responsible for assisting with all aspects pertaining to research functions of the PCORnet another research projects, including but not limited to: participant recruitment, participant retention, data collection, managing regulatory agency requirements, statistical analysis, technical reporting, and outcome publishing.

The Department of Population Health Sciences provides methodological expertise and infrastructure to advance capacity for impact-driven research and support clinical professionals in providing better patient and population-oriented care in an increasingly complex health care delivery system. Through our research, education, and community engagement activities, we promote patient-centered health care and the delivery of evidence-based health innovations that improve population health and reduce health disparities within our community. Through high impact research, we strive to contribute to a world where all individuals—regardless of socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender identity or sexuality—have the opportunity to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health. The department is highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, and innovative, and we seek staff members who will thrive in this environment. As a university, we are committed to supporting our faculty, staff and students to lead balanced lives, while achieving success in their professions. We aim to create a space that is safe and welcoming for all, and where all employees are meaningfully engaged and have equal opportunity to succeed.


Responsible for planning, organizing, managing and implementing all aspects of assigned studies in conjunction with the project lead and project PI.

  1. Recruit and consent eligible patients
  2. Contact participants for follow up consultation
  3. Carry out study eligibility screening of patients in a clinical setting.
  4. Explain the study protocol and inclusion criteria to physicians, patients and health care providers in person or by phone.
  5. Collects and compiles data from a variety of sources; on paper and/or in electronic form.
  6. Complete medical chart reviews
  7. Work with research teams and clinicians to meet enrollment goals and study deadlines
  8. Work with external institutions to ensure adherence to larger study goals
  9. May edit research papers, project reports, proposals and curriculum materials prior to publication or presentation.
  10. Prepares format for final disposition of data; maintains an internal library on project information resources and final data collected.
  11. May work with research personnel in the design and preparation of research projects and in recording data.
  12. Oversee all aspects of managing the research network, including IRB submission, sIRB submission, protocol review, data sharing coordination, study closeout, etc.
  13. Research staff supervision and coordination
  14. Performs other duties as needed.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be 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

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. IRB CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research subjects certificate obtained within six months of hire and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

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.

Some departments may require IATA DGR training within six months.


  • Customer Service Experience
  • Experience with Patients in a clinical setting
  • Use of software or web-based resources for ongoing management of projects
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, human relations, and communications skills
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, web-conferencing, and project management software

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

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