ATHLETIC TRAINER, Student Health Services, Sports Medicine
ATHLETIC TRAINER, Student Health Services, Sports MedicineTracking Code0133 Job Description
Boston University’s Athletic Training Services is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual for the position of Athletic Trainer. Our unit represents an exciting opportunity to deliver outstanding health care services while establishing new programs in conjunction with our Sports Medicine Initiative. This unit’s reporting structure is to the Medical Director of Sports Medicine and represents a significant change in traditional athletic training reporting roles. The candidate will work cooperatively with the Department of Athletics, the Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, the Division of Military Education, the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences - Sargent College, the Boston University School of Medicine, and Student Health Services.
Athletic Training Services has a staff of 15 full-time athletic trainers, 3 athletic training residents who are enrolled in our two CAATE accredited residency programs in orthopedics & diagnostics and neurotrauma & spine. We are the first accredited residency programs in the collegiate setting. In addition, we have four graduate assistants and provide care for approximately 1600 students at Boston University with approximately 28,000 patient visits a year.
The person in this position is responsible for the complete spectrum of medical care (physical and mental) of students, including, but not limited to prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses and coverage of athletic events. Providing education and mentoring for various groups within the University including supervision, instruction and evaluation of undergraduate, graduate and medical students, medical residents, sports medicine fellows and athletic training residents. Fostering professional growth and development in clinical care of clinical professional staff through collaborative treatments, individual and group instruction, chart and case reviews, and establishment of standard treatment patterns. Performing administrative duties, community outreach and other duties as assigned.
Posted until filled.Required Skills
•Bachelor's degree required, Masters degree/post professional degree preferred in athletic training or related field
•Preferred Residency Trained with a demonstrated strong background orthopedics, in particular manual therapy and spine
•Three years of experience post certification
•Diverse clinical experience
•Demonstrated classroom teaching and lecturing preferred.
•Must be certified and in good standing by the Board of Certification
•Licensed or license-eligible by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professions
Starting Date: January 15, 2019
Please provide resume, letter of application, and three references.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular