Assistant Athletic Trainer
Basic Functions: Provide athletic training services for the intercollegiate sports program. Perform additional related administrative and/or teaching assignments for the department as needed.
Essential Job Functions: Assist the head athletic trainer with the operation of the sports medicine program according to the administrative practices of the department. Assist with pre-participation physical examinations. Complete medical documentation for all aspects of the sports medicine program. Carry out the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries. Provide practice and game coverage of athletic teams. Supervise student athletic trainers and student workers for the athletic training program and perform related administrative duties as assigned by the head athletic trainer. May perform additional duties to include general administrative responsibilities and/or teaching for the department. Primary supervision provided by the Head Athletic Trainer and Team Physician, with assistance from Director, Associate and Assistant Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation and Physical Education Department Chairperson. Close working relationships are also required with health center staff, medical specialists working with the department, coaching staff, secretarial staff, facility and equipment staff, sports information staff and athletic trainers. Share the responsibilities and authority of the Head Athletic Trainer in his/her absence. Supervise student employees. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. National Athletic Trainers Association certification and State of Ohio athletic training license required by the starting date. Candidates need to have successful, proven experience in the field of athletic training and excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the NATA Code of Ethic, and demonstrate an understanding of the NCAA Division III philosophy. Ability to work extended hours associated with athletic events and the ability to work in a sometimes stressful environment. Ability to carry out the care of injured individuals. Including manual carry and transfer of injured patients. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy. Must have current licensure through The Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers (OTPTAT) Board.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree and/or one year of full-time experience as an athletic trainer. Experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences.