Sports Medicine Intern

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Job Description Summary:
Job ID: 5369 - FT/Temporary - Unclassified (salaried)
Assist in the coordination of health care for all intercollegiate athletes through prevention, recognition, management, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses, with referral to health specialists as required.  This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Duties/Physical Demands:
1. Assist in the scheduling of pre-participation physical examinations of all student athletes.
2. Prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation (mental and physical) of athletic injured and illnesses under the direction of the Director of Sports Medicine/Head Team Physician, Assistant Director of Sports Medicine, and the assigned Supervisory Certified Athletic Trainer.
3. Provide medical coverage for all assigned sport practices, home and away contests.
4. Communicate the status of injured athletes to the Director of Sports Medicine/Head Team Physician and respective coaches, acting as a liaison between physicians, athletes, coaches and the Director of Sports Medicine/Head Team Physician.
5. Communicate and coordinate with respective coaches, current health care standards and implementation of medical policies and procedures.
6. Assist in recruitment of prospective athletic training students.
7. Assist in the supervision of current athletic training students in educational and clinical settings.
8. Maintain current medical records of each athlete, keeping them up to date and containing all pertinent information.
9. Assist in inventory storage, distribution and maintenance of supplies
10. Assist in documentation of insurance claims, collection of bills from student-athletes, and pre-certification of various medical procedures/tests.
11. Maintain certification in the National Athletic Trainers Association by obtaining continuing education credits through the attendance and participation in clinics, seminars, meetings and workshops.
12. Maintain state licensure with the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board by obtaining continuing education credits through attendance and participation in clinics, seminars, meetings and workshops.  

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Athletic Training Educational Program
2. NATABOC Certified
3. Must be Licensed/Eligible for Licensure in the State of Ohio as an Athletic Trainer
4. Current CPR, AED & First-Aid Certification
5. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills  

OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.  Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.




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Posted: 3/2/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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