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

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN25328B

Job Title PS Assistant Athletic Trainer

Working Title PS 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

M-F Day shift

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

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.

Responsibilities

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.

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Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

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 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.

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