Athletic Trainer

Location
Princeton, NJ
Posted
Apr 07, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2018-8650
Department Health Services
Category Athletics
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline 4/27/2018

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY

The Athletic Trainer works collaboratively with other members of the Athletic Medicine department to perform the duties and responsibilities of an Athletic Trainer, providing injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competitions, provide rehabilitation services and promote safety and injury prevention to student athletes. This position reports to the Head Athletic Trainer.

University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton University is a fully accredited (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or “AAAHC”) health care facility. Located in the McCosh Health Center, the Caldwell Field House, and Dillon Gym, UHS provides comprehensive health services to more than 7,500 Princeton undergraduate and graduate students, and specialized services to Princeton University faculty, staff, and employees who experience work-related injuries and illnesses, or who require consultations regarding international and travel medicine.

UHS's mission is to enhance learning and student success by advancing the health and well-being of our diverse University community. This mission is pursued and supports the University's purpose by using current knowledge of health and human development to guide responsive, high quality clinical, prevention, and consultation services.

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



Athletic Training:
  • Provides on-site injury care to participants in assigned activity during practice sessions and competition.
  • Administers treatment procedures and rehabilitation programs for injury or disability to team members under his/her jurisdiction. Seeks out and relies on consultative support from the Head Athletic Trainer, and works under the Physician's Plan of Care. Also, treats or assists in treatment (as directed by the Head Athletic Trainer and under the Physician's Plan of Care) of all eligible patients.
  • Promote safety, injury prevention, and healthy living to those eligible patients they work with.
  • Athletic Training related research.

Other areas of responsibilities include:
  • Health Promotion & Education
  • Administrative Management
  • Operations
  • Training & Professional Development


Qualifications

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
    • Master's Degree in Athletic Training or a related field.
    • Eligible for or currently possessing a New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Athletic Trainer license
    • NATABOC Certification and NATA Certification
    • Expertise in injury recognition, first aid, emergency medical skills treatment and rehabilitative techniques, and conditioning programs
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automate External Defibrillator (AED) certifications.


  • At least 2 years of experience preferred in an Athletic Training program at a higher education institution


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADM, 040

Standard Weekly Hours

36.25

Eligible for Overtime

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

Yes

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No



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