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University of Utah Study Coordinator, Wallace Lab in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/06/2023

Requisition Number PRN35220B

Job Title PS Study Coordinator

Working Title Study Coordinator, Wallace Lab

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

We will consider hiring 1 FULL - TIME or 2 PART - TIME employees to fill this position.

This is a HYBRID : On-Campus & Remote position with location scheduling approval from the supervisor.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00272 - CON Nursing

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $31,600 - $46,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position will support research studies focused on understanding patients’ social needs, and factors important to caregivers’ feelings of readiness to engage in caregiving when their family member or friend is discharged from the hospital.

1. Reviews inclusion/exclusion criteria for both English and Spanish-speaking patients to make sure they are eligible to participate

2. Coordinates and performs responsibilities related to research participants including completing daily checks within online data management systems, completing phone calls with participants, explaining and obtaining participant consent, answering participant inquiries, and sending out participant incentive payments.

3. Attends staff meetings.

4. Completes all other duties as assigned.

This position is eligible for universitybenefits ( including;medical-dental-wellness coverage (\_wellness.php) , an additional immediately vested14.2% of salary employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to retirement (401a),paid leave ( ,paid holidays ( ,tuition assistance ( for employees and family,free UTA transport pass ( and others.

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1. Assesses protocol for clarity and subject safety, reviews inclusion/exclusion criteria for both English and Spanish speaking patients.

2. Coordinate and perform responsibilities related to research participants including monitoring REDCap systems and completing daily checks within REDCap, completing data collection phone calls with subjects as needed, answering subject inquiries, and sending out subject incentive payments.

3. Attends staff meetings.

4. Explains and obtains informed consent for study.

5. Helps patients complete study survey and other study materials.

8. Complete all other duties as assigned.

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.


*Fluency in conversational Spanish is required for this position as the majority of our study participants are Spanish speaking.

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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