Real Salt Lake banner
Real Salt Lake logo
Job listing closed on 11 Jul 2024
29 Jun 2024

Massage Therapist

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Herriman, UT, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.

The Utah Royals FC (URFC), 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

The massage therapist will provide massage therapy and soft tissue services to the RSL players under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer. Utilizing various learned techniques (sports massage), the massage therapist will assist in the overall health care of the athletes, providing preventative and recovery strategies to help athletes maintain their musculoskeletal health. Communicate with medical staff any medical concerns they discover with athletes during their work. The Massage Therapist must participate in Medical Staff meetings/education/seminars.

This is a FULL-TIME position that requires travel both domestically and internationally.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Maintains a high standard of professionalism, hygiene, and confidentiality
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and the ability to recognize any contraindications for certain stretching techniques
  • Ensure exceptional guest satisfaction by delivering consistent, high-quality massage services
  • Communicates effectively to gather feedback and address any concerns or adjustments to the treatment
  • Assist the Sports Medicine staff in other duties as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to work Monday - Friday for training and weekend availability for games.
  • Must be able to report to work at the RSL Training Academy in Herriman and games at America First Field in Sandy.
  • Able to work as a member of the stretcher crew on game days.
  • Must be able to travel to away games and possess a valid passport for international travel.
  • Graduate of Massage Therapy School
  • Must have a Utah State License in Massage Therapy
  • 1-2 years of work experience (preferably with high-level, elite sports teams/individuals)
  • Additional continuing education in various soft tissue techniques preferred
  • Must be able to work long hours within a flexible schedule
  • Physical ability to perform massage therapy services without restriction
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must become SafeSport Certified
  • Position requires the ability to stand for extensive periods of time

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 25 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, typing, 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 an accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and Real Salt Lake 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.


Closed