University of Utah Job Description
Supervises the Athletic Training Program by preventing, diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating all injuries sustained by athletes who receive injuries while participating in various sports to ensure the program provides the proper care; and by staffing, scheduling and ordering supplies.
Licensure to practice as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Utah, plus certification as an Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Trainers Assocation and one year of related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.
Three years of experience as an athletic trainer in a University setting is strongly preferred.
Certification is acquired through academic preparation consisting of Anatomy and Physiology courses, 1,500 clinical hours in a supervised internship program, CPR and First Aid Training, Graduation from an accredited university, follwed by a written, simulated practical and oral exam sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers Association.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated vaccination requirements, or be approved for an exemption, prior to the first day of work. 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.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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