Athletic Trainer (One or More Positions)

Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, California
$3,105 per month
Feb 27, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Saddleback College

Athletic Trainer, Part-time


Pay Range:    132- starting at $3,105 per month

Work Schedule    Tues -Thurs 3pm-7pm; Fri 11am-5:30pm; Sat 9am-3:30pm


Initial Screening Date    03/19/2018


PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at



The Position: 

Under direction from the Athletic Director, administers preventive measures, first aid and rehabilitative treatment to athletes in various intercollegiate sports; maintains athletic equipment and facilities used in the intercollegiate sports program; and administers athletic training according to the needs of each athlete.




Knowledge of:

• Policies, procedures and objectives of an athletic program including health and safety regulations.

• Athletic sports medicine practices used in the prevention and treatment of sports injuries, including conditioning techniques and practices.

• Methods of various therapeutic and rehabilitative techniques including hydrotherapy, ultrasound, cryotherapy, electro therapy, thermal therapeutic techniques, exercise therapy and physical conditioning.

• Equipment and devices used to treat and rehabilitate injured athletes.

• Human anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and exercise physiology.

• Common athletic injuries and athletics psychology.

• OSHA guidelines regarding blood borne pathogens.

• First aid, CPR and other emergency medical practices and procedures, including taping, wrapping, bandaging and therapeutic techniques.

• Athletic equipment supplies, materials, quality of materials, design, manufacture and distribution.

• Rules and regulations of a variety of sports and athletic activities.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.

• Principles and procedures of record keeping.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

• Basic housekeeping methods.

• Basic mathematical principles.


Ability to:

 Administer preventive measures, first aid, CPR, emergency care and rehabilitative treatments to athletes in various intercollegiate sports.

• Evaluate the nature and extent of injuries to determine the need for immediate medical attention and the participation status of athletes.

• Identify symptoms of various injuries and take appropriate action.

• Operate a variety of therapeutic equipment and devices used to treat athletic injuries.

• Tape, wrap and bandage body joints and apply protective pads and equipment.

• Maintain current knowledge of treatment modalities and preventive techniques related to sports injuries.

• Oversee the conditioning and exercises of athletes.

• Instruct and apply OSHA guidelines regarding blood borne pathogens.

• Maintain accurate and timely records related to insurance, injuries, treatment, athletic equipment and supplies, inventory and budget.

• Communicate with various health care professionals and follow technical and detailed instructions of the team and attending physicians.

• Train and provide work direction to student workers.

• Work independently with little direction.

• Meet schedules and timelines.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Education and Experience Guidelines:    

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.



Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in athletic training, kinesiology, physical education, exercise physiology, anatomy or a related field.



Two years of experience as an athletic trainer in a high school or college athletic training environment.


License or Certificate:

Possession of a valid certification as an Athletic Trainer issued by the National Athletic Trainers Association. (Must maintain certification by completing 80 continuing education units every three years.) Possession of a valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid BLS/AED and C.P.R. Certificate. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid First Aid Certificate.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  



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