Job Information

University of Utah Assistant Athletic Trainer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN26654B

Job Title PS Assistant Athletic Trainer

Working Title Assistant Athletic Trainer

Job Grade E

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

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $40,000 to $50,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

This is a clinical position, working alongside the surgeons, providers, and all other members of the Peds Ortho team as patients are seen in our Layton, Salt Lake, Riverton and Provo locations.

Prevents, diagnoses, treats, and rehabilitates all injuries sustained in athletic activities. Ensures athletes receive proper care while participating in various sports, referring serious injuries for more extensive medical care.


Using EPIC and iCentra to document in patients chart. Apply and removing custom molded cast. Apply braces and splints. Providing support to providers during clinic. Back office working including chart prep, scheduling patients for appointments as well as imaging, returning patients calls writing orders as well as surgery coding.

Prescribes routing and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles and improve physical fitness of athletes. Recommends special diets to build-up health and reduce overweight conditions to enhance athletes participation in sport activities. Treats athletes to relieve soreness, sprains and bruises, and assist them in overcoming minor injuries. Renders first aid, e.g. cleaning and bandaging wounds, applying hot and cold compresses to promote healing, calls for medical care for seriously injured athletes and assists, when needed, in aiding the injured. Tapes athletes as a preventive measure against potential injuries and maintains complete records of all injuries, recommendations, medications, and treatments given; and periodically provides file information to the team physician for further review. Obtains athlete lists from head coaches and ensures each student athlete receives an annual physical examination.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area, or equivalency; one year of experience as an athletic trainer; and demonstrated effective communication and human relation skills. National Athletic Trainers Association (N.A.T.A.) certification preferred.

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

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are 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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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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.