Athletic Training Fellow - Kansas City Athletics, 38426 Location:
UMKC Volker Campus Full/Part Time:
Part-Time Job ID:
Kansas City Athletics - Sports Medicine
Job Description The University of Missouri—Kansas City, a NCAA Division I University that competes in the Summit League, is seeking applications for its Athletic Training Leadership Fellowship. This position will involve direct care of Cross-Country including travel to team events and weekend coverage, as well as supportive coverage for Men’s Basketball. The Athletic Training Fellow may be responsible for supervision/mentorship Athletic Training Students and Student Interns. This is a 10-month fellowship, offering a competitive salary as well as a $3,000 continuing education allowance.Basic Functions & Responsibilities:
Under administrative direction, responsible for assisting in the operation of the athletic training facilities, as well as the direct medical care of all student-athletes, including aiding medical personnel with the prevention and treatment of athletically-related injuries incurred by student-athletes. Essential Functions:
Assist with operation of sports medicine facilities. Daily treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes.Assist in coordination of educational programming and drug testing programs.Prepare and maintain appropriate medical records, reports and information on injuries, treatments, etc. for insurance, legal and/or professional purposes. Attend scheduled team practices and competitions, including home and away events.Communicate with team physicians, supervisor, and extended medical team, to ensure proper evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injured student athletes.Communicate effectively with coaches, student-athletes, and other key stakeholders regarding injuries and playing status as appropriate.Display honesty, integrity, and ethical behaviorRemain current on all state and national requirements for certification and license renewal.Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the Athletic Director, Deputy Athletic Director, and Head Athletic Trainer. Fellowship Details:
The purpose of the fellowship program is to develop future leaders in athletic training. The fellow will develop advanced leadership knowledge and skills, while gaining Division I athletic training experience. The Athletic Training Leadership Fellowship will challenge and enhance the clinician’s understanding of evidence-based leadership styles and strategies, awareness of their own leadership strengths and style, and skills required to motivate, empower, and inspire others to work towards a common goal. Specific areas of development will be individualized based on the strengths, areas of improvement, and career goals of the fellow, and may include emotional intelligence, strategic thinking, communication skills, crisis management, conflict management, and critical thinking and decision-making skills. The fellow will be an integral part of the continuing education plan for the sports medicine department and will apply their knowledge through professional presentations to the multidisciplinary team.The fellow will develop clinical skills and reasoning through direct coverage and care of student-athletes, and will have the opportunities to learn advanced rehabilitation and manual therapy techniques, learn to apply and interpret diagnostic ultrasound, and interact with a multidisciplinary team in an integrated healthcare model. Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
BOC Certification and Missouri Athletic Training License (or eligible to obtain certification and licensure prior to start date)Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, BLS Provider, or equivalent. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and sports medicine standards of care, ability to apply NATA/BOC code of ethics to care, excellent organizational skills, and strong communication skillsStrong commitment to professional growth, demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, and experience working in a comprehensive sports medicine environment.Master’s degree in athletic training or related field. Two years of certified athletic training experience (Graduate Assistantship may be included) or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Experience working with collegiate or elite-level athletes. Knowledgeable about Evidence-Based Best Practice Guidelines as well as current trends in sports medicineCertification or experience with manual therapy techniques. Experience as a preceptor for a CAATE-Accredited Athletic Training Program.CPR/AED Instructor Certification.Preference will be given to candidates that can most effectively meet the progressive needs of UMKC’s Sports Medicine Program.
Full Time/Part Time
Part time, non-benefit eligible, 28 hours per week, on average, for up to 10 months
$25/hour, $32,000 for 10 months
Open until filled
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