Assistant Athletic Trainer
Description**There are three (3) Assistant Athletic Trainer position openings**
The Assistant Athletic Trainer, under the direction of the Associate Director of Athletic Training, is responsible for the daily athletic training needs of assigned intercollegiate athletic teams as well as overall care and maintenance of the athletic training facilities. This person must provide exceptional personal care for the student-athletes and sport programs, as assigned to them, with regards to injury prevention, rehabilitation, healthy eating and living and health insurance matters. The Assistant Athletic Trainer manages the athletic training needs of the intercollegiate athletic teams, as assigned, and other student-athletes when necessary. The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists in organization and execution of pre-participation examinations, and in providing preventative care and rehabilitation for all athletic and medical problems that the student-athletes may experience. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will apply protective or injury preventative devises such as tape, bandages, or braces to body parts such as ankles, fingers, wrists, and knees, and serves as a constructive liaison between the student-athlete and their coach, parent(s), and team physician(s). The Assistant Athletic Trainer serves as clinical preceptor to athletic training students, providing updates on the progress of recovering athletes, and collaborates with team physicians to evaluate athletes' readiness to play and provide participation clearances when warranted. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for ensuring that all University, NCAA and conference rules are followed. The Assistant Athletic Trainer travels with the athletic teams to away competitions as needed and transports student-athletes to other healthcare facilities for evaluation, diagnostic testing, and treatment. The Assistant Athletic Director properly manages all aspects of student-athlete medical records, including the occurrence and nature of injury, physical examination, treatment plans, and communications. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of satellite facility during the active months of use. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or related field/concentration. A minimum of one (1) year of directly related experience as a certified athletic trainer. Possess state athletic training licensure, in good standing, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or eligible to pursue upon being hired; Certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC). Demonstrated experience working with spreadsheets and relevant databases. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preferred:• Master’s degree;• Three (3) or more years of experience at the Division I collegiate level;• Experience managing multiple sports as an athletic trainer.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:• Strong communication, organizational, and teamwork skills.• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.• Experience working with healthcare professionals from variety of disciplines.• Work experience that demonstrates ability to work successfully with a diverse student population.• Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
This position requires a background check.This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Mcgonigle Hall
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular