Athletic Trainer (One or More Positions)
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 https://jobs.socccd.edu
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.
• 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.
• 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.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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