Advanced Post- Graduate Athletic Trainer - 2 Year (Renewable)

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Advanced Post- Graduate Athletic Trainer - 2 Year (Renewable)

Stanford University

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Title: Advanced Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer
Reports to: Director of Athletic Training
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way” are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead With Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.

We are on a mission to become the best college athletics department in the country. Our sports teams speak for themselves in terms of athletic success (combined with the academic success of our student-athletes) and it is our goal to have the business side of our department to be equally top-notch. All employees contribute and help set the tone for the future of the organization. Currently, the Athletics Department is seeking applicants for the position of Advanced Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer.

Job summary:
The Department of Athletics at Stanford University provides a dynamic working environment for the Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer.
The Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer performs a number of important functions to assure the health and safety of the student-athlete.
The Post-Graduate Athletic Trainer fills an essential role for the Department of Athletics by maintaining high-level communication between coaches and health care providers and by ensuring that all injuries and illnesses are reported to the Team Physician.
Summary of essential job functions:

  • Provide a high-level of medical service delivery, including care, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses to all student-athletes.

  • Provide effective written and oral communication between student athletes, coaches, administrators, and Team Physicians regarding the status and progress of injured participants.

  • As appropriate, make timely referrals to Team Physicians for further assessment, testing, and evaluation.

  • Monitor and coordinate care of assigned teams and others as identified by the Director of Athletic Training.

  • Provide coverage for on-site and away practices and competitions for assigned teams.
  • Provide injury assessment at home and away venues and in the athletic training room.

  • Provide daily injury reports of all encounters with sufficient detail for review by the Director of Athletic Training and Team Physician.

  • Make withhold and/or return-to-play decisions during practices and competitions.

  • Participate in collaborative on going research and testing as identified by the Director of Athletic Training.

  • Ensure emergency readiness at all sanctioned practices and events. Maintain and practice emergency protocols including CPR, two-way communication, emergency transportation and evacuation, liaison with emergency transport carriers and emergency departments.

  • Ensure student-athlete compliance with Team Physician treatment guidelines.

  • Collaborate frequently with licensed Physical Therapists regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to play planning of injured student athletes.

  • Assure confidentiality of student-athlete medical records.

  • Supervise and mentor Sports Medicine Interns.

  • Assist with the coordination of Pre-Participation examinations.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the student-athlete at home venues including preparation of the venue, hydration, field supplies, preparation for emergency care and evacuation, attention to injury prevention, general safety and environmental concerns.

  • Develop competency with training and adherence to appropriate regulatory requirements (HIPAA, blood borne pathogens, annual immunizations, etc.)
  • Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics and Stanford Sports Medicine.

  • Travel, evening and weekend work is expected.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training.

    Qualifications - External
  • Current NATABOC certification required, or international equivalent.
  • Master's Degree in Athletic Training or related field required.

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills required.

  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required.

    Abilities required:
  • Ability to engage in physically demanding, manual tasks are required.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that his/her involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac 12 rules and regulations.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Good customer service skills. Demonstrated ability to complete tasks under deadline. Demonstrated ability to set priorities in order to perform a high volume of detailed work with constant interruptions. Flexibility and willingness to work as a team player. Strong working knowledge of MS Office, Excel and Word, PC proficient.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this position, please go to and apply for job # 78076. Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references submitted as a single attachment with your application.

    *Stanford is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job: Athletics

    Location: Athletics
    Schedule: Full-time
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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    Posted: 2/27/2018
    Application Due: 4/9/2018
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