Job Description

Job Title: Athletic Trainer
Job ID: 180000HW
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: OP Sports Medicine
Location: 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh PA 15203


UPMC Sports Medicine is one of the nation’s largest employers of certified athletic trainers with approximately 100 staff members.  We have several exciting opportunities in the Greater Pittsburgh area while working in the high school or college setting.  As a staff member in our program, you will be part of a team led by world-renowned sports medicine experts that work in state-of-the-art facilities.  We have comprehensive physician, imaging, physical therapy, concussion, nutrition, and sports performance services that serve as resources to you.  More than 50 area pro, college, and high school sports teams turn to us for injury treatment and conditioning. 



  • Provides athletic training services following the rules and regulations of the NATA Code of Ethics, BOC Standards of Professional Practice, Pennsylvania State Practice Act, and Pennsylvania Rules & Regulations for licensed athletic trainers as well as UPMC system-wide and department policies and procedures
  • Provides athletic training services within contractual guidelines utilizing UPMC and site-specific Written Protocol and adhering to Written Physician Agreements
  • Follows established departmental communication standards
  • Maintains, completes, and submits electronic and written documentation (i.e. productivity reports, monthly reports, community initiative forms, etc.)
  • Maintains, completes, and submits appropriate electronic and written incident documentation for the contracted organization per departmental policies and procedures
  • Coordinates, conducts, and/or assists in pre-season assessments for contracted organizations
  • Presents one in-service education program annually
  • Participates in community education and special event programming
  • Proactive in building relationships with UPMC professionals and services
  • Participates in professional growth and development related to the field of sports medicine to further his/her knowledge


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from a CAATE accredited college or university
  • Prior athletic training experience preferred
  • Must be able to get to and from the job site





Certification as an athletic trainer by Board of Certification, Inc.

Licensed as an athletic trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Emergency Cardiac Care that included Adult & Pediatric CPR, AED, 2nd Rescuer CPR, Airway Obstruction, Barrier Devices

Act 114 FBI, Act 33 Child Abuse within 90 days after hire

Act 34 required

Salary Range: $17.11 to $28.43

Union Position: No

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