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University of Utah Wellness and Rehabilitation Program Aide (work-study) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 08/26/2019

Requisition Number PRN09869N

Job Title PS Therapy/Rehabilitation Aide

Working Title Wellness and Rehabilitation Program Aide (work-study)

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary


Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 10.00/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

Are you an energetic Health Sciences student looking to gain experience with a unique patient population? Look no further, this Wellness Program Assistant position offered at the University of Utah Rehabilitation at Sugar House is for you. We are looking for an athletic individual with excellent social skills to assist with our neurological wellness program.

This position historically fills quickly, do not delay in applying.

Check out this link for more information on our Neuro Wellness program!


1. Works with patients with disabilities

2. Helps to implement the health and wellness program

3. Assists skilled therapists (PT, OT, ST) with patient exercise set-up

4. Assists patients in tracking exercise and wellness data and progression

5. Motivates and encourages patients during wellness programs

6. Creates and maintains a monthly wellness calendar of events

7. Distributes and promotes the wellness calendar of events

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking, walking.

Often: Bending, reaching overhead, lifting – up to 50 pounds, sitting.

Minimum Qualifications

Current enrollment in a health related degree program or two years experience in a health care setting, a Basic Life Support health care provider card within one month of hire required. Demonstrated computer skills, human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

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.

This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login to CIS and go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work-Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will confirm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.


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.