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Utah Soccer FC

Utah Soccer FC

Physical Therapist & 2nd Assistant Athletic Trainer RSL


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Jan 9, 2024


The Utah Royals FC, Real Salt Lake (RSL), and RSL Training Academy are dedicated to the growth and success of soccer in Utah. The Utah Royals FC is committed to empowerment, while RSL represents the state with pride and fosters a winning culture. The RSL Training Academy nurtures young athletes and instills values of discipline and teamwork. Together, they are committed to inspiring the soccer culture of Utah and creating lasting impressions one winning experience at a time.SUMMARY:An integrated member of the Real Salt Lake Sports Medicine team, the Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer will provide daily, on-site, evidence-based physical therapy and athletic training services to the athletes of RSL. Utilizing a collaborative approach, alongside a multi-disciplined staff, provide therapy at the state-of-the-art, RSL Zion’s Bank Training Center in Herriman, UT. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Provide Physical Therapy and Athletic Training services utilizing evidence-based methods for long-term rehabilitation (non-surgical) and post-surgical athletes.Provide high-level, individually-based rehab programs for athletes.Provide/collaborate/participate in return to training (RTT) and return to play (RTP) programs in conjunction with medical/performance staff.Provide and collaborate/participate in injury prevention programs with medical/performance staff.Serve as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with RSL attending all home games (some travel is required)Administer Athletic Trainers with daily treatments/practice duties as available.Assist medical/performance staff in physical assessments/profiling/routine objective measurements designed to maximize player performance.Manage medical record keeping of all athletes treated, including regular communication with Athletic Trainers with each respective team. Utilization of electronic medical records.Participate in staff in-service seminars to educate other staff members in area of expertise.Maintain continuing education requirements of both Physical Therapy and Athletic Training certification boards.Attend league medical meetings as required.Other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Dual credentialed in Physical Therapy and Athletic TrainingPostgraduate degree in physical therapy from an accredited university, Undergraduate/graduate degree in Athletic Training (or related field leading to certification) from an accredited universityBOC certified athletic trainer (mandatory, must be dual credentialled)Eligible for Utah state license in Physical Therapy and Athletic TrainingPotential for travel up to 50% of team travel scheduleAble to pass a background check and become SafeSport certifiedOther duties as assignedPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Doctorate preferredTeam sports experience, soccer preferred1-3 years experienceExperience utilizing the latest rehab technologies and techniquesSpanish-bilingualPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 50 pounds or exerting heavy force in a wide disparity or environmental conditions. The job involves standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing etc.Real Salt Lake provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and RSL reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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