Program Specialist I

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


If you would like an opportunity to join a team of passionate individuals who work hard in providing clinical services, this is the job for you.

The Bureau of Clinical Services is seeking to hire a Program Specialist 1. The individual hired for this position will coordinate specialized agency support services for Clinical Administrators in a variety of assignments, and work as the liaison for inmate family communication/orientation.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will:Have previous leadership skills
Experience in project management .
Basic State FINET system or other financial knowledge will be a plus.
Have an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, such as Excel and Word.
Be detail orientated.
Have the ability to handle stressful situations with tact and professionalism.
Have knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Have working experience as an office manager or similar position.
Have excellent customer service skills.
Have the ability to prioritize and complete tasks.
Why You Should Join Our Team
As a benefited employee of the Department of Corrections, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.

The Agency
For more information about the Department of Corrections and the Bureau of Clinical Services click here.


Example of Duties
Example of Duties:
As a Program Specialist working within the Clinical Bureau, you will be required to make independent decisions and solve job related problems quickly and correctly. You will also perform support service duties including:

Assist Clinical Services in controlling expenditures.
Coordinate travel and conference requests.
Act as Clinical Services representative in Inmate Family Orientation meetings.
Handle family contacts regarding medical conditions.
Coordinate and assist with compassionate releases.
Review and respond to medical grievances from inmates.
Assist in tracking documentation of medical appointments with off-site providers.
Maintain and distribute all on-call calendars for Clinical Services Administration and Medical staff.
Prepare agendas, attend meetings, and take and prepare meeting minutes.
Prepare correspondence.
Create spreadsheets.
Audit telecommunication, electronics and computer equipment for Clinical Services.
Computer and telecommunication equipment tracking and inventory.
Assist in personnel duties.


Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
All questions must be answered fully and in the format requested, if applicable. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Entering “see resume” as an answer will be considered an incomplete answer. Cutting and pasting pertinent information from your resume is acceptable, but should be edited to be a precise answer to the question.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary will be based on the Career Ladder for current UDC employees.
NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.

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