Utah Retirement Systems

Biometric Health Screener

Location US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/19/2023 9:49 AM)
Job ID
Minimum Starting Wage
USD $16.81/Hr.

About The Company

PEHP Health & Benefits is a division of the Utah Retirement Systems that proudly serves Utah’s public employees through high quality and competitively priced medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance plans on a self-funded basis. As a government entity, we embrace both a public mission and a commitment to creating customer value, excelling in the market, and improving healthcare. We offer a competitive salary with generous benefits, personal development in a positive team environment, and excellent work-life balance.

Job Description


PEHP Healthy Utah is seeking personable, positive, passionate people to perform biometric health screenings for PEHP members. Gain valuable experience in the health field as a biometric health screener. Work with a health-conscious team traveling the state of Utah performing valuable health screening tests and consultations. Educate participants about their testing results and inspire changes that improve their health and wellbeing. Experience is not necessary: education and training are provided.


Assists with preparation and set-up of testing events and scheduling appointments. Greets members and performs tests including blood glucose, blood pressure, body composition, and cholesterol. Consults with members on health status and risks, referring them to appropriate health improvement resources. Records results and enters biometric data into system. Adheres to Bloodborne Pathogen/Exposure Control Plan and communicates results of tests appropriately and effectively. Conducts quality control activities to ensure reliability of data. Complies with data privacy rules and regulations related to collecting and reporting Protected Health Information (PHI). Successful performance requires strong communication, excellent customer service, flexibility, adaptability, and basic knowledge of medical terminology.



  1. Assists with the preparation of testing locations, such as placing chairs and tables.
  2. Greets participants and completes intake process.
  3. Adheres to the testing schedules.
  4. Schedules participants.
  5. Escorts all participants to the appropriate testing station.
  6. Records all testing results on the result form and on the member profile.
  7. Determines what rebates a member may qualify for.
  8. Conducts quality control comparing final print out of results to results obtained from session.
  9. Assists with the removal of the testing equipment at the end of the day.
  10. Maintains strict confidentiality.
  11. Performs other duties as required.

Required Experience

Education and Experience

High School diploma. Experience in areas such as: customer service, clerical or administrative functions, data entry, or biometric screening is preferred.


Preference will be given to those with a bachelor’s degree in a health-related field.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

This list contains knowledge, skills, and abilities that are typically associated with the job. It is not all-inclusive and may vary from position to position:


Required technical skills include the working knowledge and ability of:

  • Personal computer operations.
  • Microsoft Office Suite.

Must be able to develop the following skills:

  • Gather health data.
  • Protect health-related information.
  • Understand basic medical terminology.
  • Perform blood pressure measurement.
  • Perform finger stick technique to measure cholesterol, glucose, and A1C.
  • Measure body composition.

Must possess excellent communication skills:

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Interpersonal communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely.


Must have the ability to:

  • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Work independently.
  • Compose formal documents, reports, and records.
  • Deal effectively with workload and time deadlines.
  • Manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Maintain comprehensive records and files.
  • Work with the public and develop effective working relationships.
  • Prioritize work.
  • Multi-task by handling a variety of duties in a timely and efficient manner.

Work Environment

Incumbent performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities which does involve muscular strain and requires activities related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform essential functions.  Position requires lifting of up to 50 lbs.


Job duties require frequent in-state travel for office business. Individual must be physically capable of safely operating a vehicle, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record based upon data provided by a current Department of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Position requires some overnight travel.


It is recommended that Biometric Health Screeners be vaccinated with Hepatitis B series. PEHP will make the vaccination available to testing staff upon request.


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