Job Information

University of Utah PS Vaccinator Research Assistant (Beehive) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 01/22/2024

Requisition Number PRN37489B

Job Title PS Research Associate

Working Title PS Vaccinator Research Assistant (Beehive)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible schedule to accommodate participants: M-F, evenings, weekends.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $25.00 DOQ (depends upon Degree/Certification)

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Nurse or Medical Assistant (RN, BSN , EMT , or MA) or six months of vaccine experience preferred. All health care licenses suggested to apply (Pharmacist, Pharmacy Tech, PA Nurse Practitioner).

Supports the BEEHIVE Study, and other funded research projects. 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.

Flexible schedule to accommodate participants: M-S, evenings, weekends.

This position collects, and prepares specimens for the laboratory, and maintains accurate medical records of specimens at multiple draw sites.

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

Office Location: 250 S 200 E. Parking fee is covered by the employee.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • This position will require travel from Ogden to Provo. As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences 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.
  • This position travels to clinics, participant homes and/or workplaces, collects data, administers flu vaccines before flu season starts, collects and processes blood, and assists with other research related tasks as needed.
  • Enters and retrieves computer data.
  • May check client picture identification and obtain photographs and fingerprints.
  • Problem Solving

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Preferences

RN, EMT , or MA license in the state of Utah plus six months related experience preferred. Depending on area of assignment, CCRP , ACRP - CRC , SOCRA - CCRP certification. A current Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card certification or obtain one within 6 months of employment. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also preffered.

The hiring department may also prefer experience in a specific area of nursing.

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.

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.

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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

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