Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake

Physical Therapist & Assistant Athletic Trainer


Role Type



Posting Date

Oct 27, 2022

Role description

Must be dual credentialed in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training 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: Delivers Physical Therapy and Athletic Training services utilizing evidence-based methods for long-term rehabilitations (non-surgical) and post-surgical athletes.Develops/collaborates/participates on return to training (RTT) and return to play (RTP) programs in conjunction with medical/performance staff.Develops/collaborates/participates in injury prevention programs with medical/performance staff.Performs daily treatments/practice duties.Performs assessments/profiling/routine objective measurements designed to maximize player performance.Creates detailed medical records 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 QUALIFICATIONSPost graduate degree in physical therapy from an accredited university, BOC certified athletic trainer (mandatory, must be dual credentialled)Eligible for Utah state license in Physical Therapy and Athletic TrainingExperience utilizing latest rehab technologies and techniquesMust be flexible to work evenings and weekends to attend home and away games (travel up to 25% of time)Strong time management skills, administrative aptitude, organization, and customer service skillsHigh energy with the ability to remain focused while working independentlyAbility to communicate effectively in a professional manner, both written and verbalPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS1-3 years of previous team sports experience, soccer preferredSpanish bi-lingualPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 100 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, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request 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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