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Athletic Trainer

Employer
Towson University
Location
Towson, MD

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Responsibilities and Duties
The Athletic Trainer will conduct and supervise injury and illness prevention, injury management, immediate care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and provide ongoing patient supervision to ensure compliance with treatment plans, expectations, and standing operating procedures outlined by the sports medicine physicians as required by Maryland State Practice Act. This position will report to the Head Athletic Trainer in the Towson Center/Field House and must be able to work in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged. The incumbent will manage administrative duties as assigned by the Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Performance and/or Head Athletic Trainer. This individual will also serve as a preceptor to mentoring athletic training students in the Athletic Training Education Program. Will take on various other duties at the discretion of the Head Athletic Trainer and Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Performance.

In consultation with the Head Athletic Trainer, formulate effective therapeutic treatment plans, implement treatments, and monitor progress. Possess technical and practical expertise in the appropriate application and supervision of a wide range of rehabilitative exercises / therapy and diagnostic equipment. Apply evaluative skills and techniques for orthopedic and medical problems associated with intercollegiate athletics as well as participate in the medical clearance and evaluation of incoming and returning student-athletes

The incumbent will record, analyze and maintain medical records for daily treatments/Rehabilitation, practice and game limitations, medical services, and referrals. Communicate and interact with medical professionals, coaches, and administrative staff. Coordinate diagnostic tests. Secure test results and prepare information for Physician Clinics. Gather information needed for insurance claims. Follow up as needed. Delegated administrative tasks and facility management responsibilities including but not limited to assisting with compliance, inventory, and insurance. Serve as a preceptor in the ATEP. Provide supervision of athletic training students during their clinical experience. Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer and Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Performance.
 



Qualifications and Skills
    Master’s degree and two years of clinical experience in athletic training post certification required. The selected candidate must have Board of Certification (BOC); be Maryland State License eligible; and have the ability to evaluate medical condition of student-athletes prior to, and during, their participation in intercollegiate athletics.Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer implements treatments and rehabilitation services. Must have the ability to work and understand human performance in relation to workload management. Also collaborate in data management for performance monitoring and collaborative decision making.Athletics trainers will need to obtain Maryland Licensure and complete a three-stage process, requiring completion of the Licensure Application and finger printing, as well as obtaining an Evaluation and Treatment Protocol prior to performing any Athletic Training duties with student-athletes.

Preferred
 

    FMS, PES, CES, or CSCS credentials or equivalent.Experience in injury prevention programming and performance enhancement models.Clinical experience in Athletic Training at the collegiate level and working in a medical performance model.


Organization: Executive Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Jul 26, 2021

Organization

Towson CampusTowson University (TU; www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and is Baltimore’s largest comprehensive university, and the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Towson University offers many cultural, educational and athletics programs and events that are open to the public ranging from concerts and lecturers to Division I college sports.

Towson Students Our centrally located campus sits on 330  rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of  Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington  D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.  The town of Towson, MD. has a population  of approximately 52,000, with tree-lined  streets, shops, restaurants, movies, bookstores, a county library branch, live music venues, and is in walking distance of the TU campus. Towson was established in 1750 and is the seat of Baltimore County government.

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