Athletic Trainer

Des Moines University
March 17, 2023
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Athletic Trainer

Apply now Job no: 492661 Work type: FT Location: Des Moines Categories: Staff

At DMU you will make a meaningful contribution to the dynamic future of Medicine and Health Sciences. DMU is seeking a qualified athletic trainer. Athletic Trainers are healthcare providers who specialize in providing primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, along with rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic Trainers will provide onsite coverage at the MidAmerican Rec Plex or at other affiliate locations as needed for a wide variety of sports. Athletic Trainers will assist with leading, supervising, and instructing performance classes, clinics, and camps. In addition, athletic trainers will provide education to athletes, families, coaches, DMU students, and the community on injury prevention, sports rehabilitation, and performance enhancement.

What you'll do:

  • Adheres to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice and is responsible for working within the Iowa Athletic Training Practice Act, Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers Standards of Professional Practice, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), HIPPA, and other legal mandates.
  • Provide exceptional onsite care and management of injuries and illnesses including prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation for a wide variety of sporting events including but not limited to: football, hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, rugby, gymnastics, and more.
  • Works under the direct supervision of a physician to provide athletic training coverage of athletic events.
  • Provide timely and accurate documentation / tracking of athletic injuries per DMU guidelines.
  • Provide accommodation recommendations, related to sport, for student athletes with restrictions or limitations.
  • What we're looking for:

  • Years of Experience: 1-3
  • Education: Must be a graduate from an accredited athletic training program.
  • Certifications/Licenses: Must be NATA BOC certified and possess an Iowa athletic training license. CPR certified. Driver's license in good standing.
  • Total Rewards:

    Our employees are what make DMU special, so we treat them well! Our Total Rewards reflect this commitment. Qualified faculty and staff enjoy 90% employer-paid medical, 10% retirement match, flexible work arrangements, community service time, tuition assistance, professional development funding, and access to wellness facilities with programs that promote a well-balanced lifestyle. Visit www. to learn more about our benefits.


    Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a premier medical and health sciences institution comprising three colleges– College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and College of Health Sciences – offering nine graduate degree programs. Join us as we impact the future of medicine and healthcare in our new state-of-the-art campus opening in West Des Moines in 2023.

    Required Documents:

    Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references required at time of online submission. Apply at www.

    Department: Physical Therapy-Clinic

    Status: Exempt

    Work Schedule: Evenings and weekends based on the demands of performance classes and athletic training event coverage.

    Position Description

    Advertised: 01 Feb 2023 Central Standard Time Applications close: Open Until Filled

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