The UCHealth Athletic Training Residency is now accepting applications for the residency position scheduled to start in late July 2021. Applications are done online and must be complete by March 31 to be eligible for consideration.
UCHealth in metro Denver offers a twelve-month athletic training residency program that provides a post-professional education experience with a clinical and didactic focus in the specialty of orthopedics.
Athletic trainers work with nationally recognized physicians and core faculty to complete a structured curriculum involving hands-on and scholarly opportunities. The comprehensive nature of this program builds on an existing foundation of athletic training knowledge to develop clinicians with enhanced investigative and evaluation skills. Individuals can expect to not only be challenged academically, but also mature professionally over the course of the residency.
It is the mission of the UCHealth Athletic Training Residency to advance the knowledge and competence of athletic training clinicians with an orthopedic focused educational curriculum that blends treatment plan decisions with evidenced based practice and professionalism to provide personalized patient-centered care and ultimately improve lives.
To empower athletic trainers with an innovative and evidence-based residency program that fosters exceptional leadership and takes patient-care from systematic to customized with interdisciplinary collaboration.
- A fully immersive experience to educate and expose residents to the role of the athletic trainer in a physician practice setting.
- Integrate the athletic trainer’s existing knowledge and skill set with that of the clinical and surgical orthopedic specialist thereby optimizing patient care and satisfaction.
- Athletic training residents are not only challenged academically, but are provided with opportunities to grow professionally and develop enriched leadership skills.
- Upon completion of this program, athletic trainers are driven to pursue placement in a physician practice setting that allows application of the advanced orthopedic knowledge and expertise obtained during residency training.
Why choose UCHealth?
Our success is defined by more than our patient volumes or treatment outcomes. It’s about building a team of exceptional people, from our clinical staff to our expert physicians, who consistently do what is right for the individuals we are honored to serve.
The athletic training resident will spend 8 weeks in each clinical rotation. These blocks of time are focused on various orthopedic specialties with the goal of exposing residents to the responsibilities and demands of clinical practice along with time spent in the operating room to observe surgical interventions applied first hand.
Program admission requirements
The UCHealth Athletic Training Residency is now accepting applications for the residency position scheduled to start in late July 2021.
Applications are done online and must be complete to be eligible for consideration by March 31, 2021.
Qualifications are outlined in the application job description and include:
- NATA-BOC Certification
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Master’s degree preferred
- Minimum of 2 years athletic training experience preferred
- State of Colorado DORA registration (or application in process)
- NPI number
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider certification
Qualified candidates are invited to visit the UCHealth Careers website and complete the application for Athletic Trainer Resident (JOB ID 31456) or use the button above. Pay range is indicated within the UCHealth job posting. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé/curriculum vitae, reference list, and three letters of recommendation.
Questions? For questions related to the Athletic Training Residency program or application process, please contact Hillery Magness, Athletic Training Residency Director via email at Hillery.Magness@uchealth.org.