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University of Utah PS Clinical Exercise Pr Asst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN11062N

Job Title PS Clinical Exercise Pr Asst

Working Title PS Clinical Exercise Pr Asst

Job Grade A

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student


Standard Hours per Week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01620 - Chief Wellness Office

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment

Pay Rate Range 7.25 to 14.18

Close Date

Job Summary


• Prepares equipment and treatment area for patient care.

• Directs patients to appropriate treatment area.

• Assists patients with transfers on/off exercise equipment.

• Performs equipment adjustments as needed for individual participants.

• Provides general supervision of exercise activities including monitoring of clients during exercise to assure safety and to provide verbal feedback as necessary in regards to proper execution and form.

• Monitors vital statistics pre-, during and post-exercise including heart rate, blood pressure and blood glucose measurements and reports adverse reactions.

• Conducts manual stretching exercise for clients

• Ensures safety of patient in clinic at all times, but also aids with balance and ambulation activities.

• Assists with record keeping of clinic data.

• Maintains clinic cleanliness and organization.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Seldom: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking, standing, walking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), sitting.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma, or equivalency; Interest in health care or fitness related field; Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service; Enthusiastic attitude toward fitness and exercise, and effective communication skills.

Students majoring in health related fields or persons with experience in rehabilitation services and exercise training preferred.

Current Basic Life Support Card or completion of certification within one month of hire. Completion HIPAA certification during first week of employment

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.


Students majoring in health related fields or persons with experience in rehabilitation services and exercise training preferred.

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 applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: “” 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: “” .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). 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.