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Head Athletic Trainer

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Trinity Washington University
Location
Washington, DC

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Trinity Washington University invitews candidates to apply for their Head Athletic Trainer position. This is a full-time, 10-month position. The Head Athletic Trainer oversees the Trinity Athletic Training/Sports Medicine program for 5 varsity teams and approximately 100 student-athletes. Duties include, but are not limited to: Ensure compliance with all college, state, and NCAA rules and regulations related to medical care for student-athletes; Act as a first responder for athletic injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, and referral of athletically injured student-athletes for physician care; Ensure that student-athletes are evaluated by their doctor on an annual basis to determine whether they are physically able to practice and compete in the intercollegiate sports program and coordinate records with the campus Student Health and Wellness Center; Communicate with coaches regarding the injury status of student-athletes; Act as liaison between the Athletic Department and Student and Wellness Services; Oversee the purchasing of training room supplies and equipment; Attend all home athletic events and postseason games, provide coverage for team practices; Maintain up-to-date medical records for each student-athlete through an electronic medical records system; Submit an annual report at the conclusion of the academic year; Other duties as assigned by Director of Athletics.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) in Athletic Training. NATA certification. First Aid/CPR/AED Certification Required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of conference, NCAA, NATA rules and regulations

  • Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with persons of diverse cultures and language groups
  • Demonstrated personal and professional integrity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as computer competency and skills required.

SPECIAL LICENSES, REGISTRATION, OR CERTIFICATION:

  • NATA BOC
  • BLS First Aid/AED/CPR
  • Valid Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Functions and Tasks):

  • First responder for athletic injuries as well as timely follow-up care
  • Coordinate with team physician for referral of student-athletes
  • Daily treatment and rehabilitation for student-athletes
  • Attend all home game events
  • Attend regular practices
  • Attend all Trinity sponsored sporting events
  • Maintain proper budget
  • Schedule annual maintenance for sports medicine equipment.
  • Provide Strength & Conditioning programs for Athletes
  • Assist with SAAC and other Departmental Programs including and initiatives in the areas of Mental Health, Diversity and Inclusion

Interested candidates should submit an application to the link below for consideration.

APPLY HERE NOW

Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

Organization

trinity_washington_university2.jpgTrinity Washington University is a comprehensive university offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic, and family life. The College of Arts and Sciences offers women an interdisciplinary liberal arts education at the undergraduate level. The School of Education provides coeducational graduate programs leading to teacher certification and Master’s degrees. The School of Professional Studies offers business, technology, and liberal arts programs to professional men and women. Trinity Washington University offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package for faculty and staff. Many of these benefits are available on a cafeteria plan (pre-tax) program. This pre-tax program allows employees to choose their benefits and pay for them with pre-tax dollars. For a brief overview of the benefits offered at Trinity Washington University, visit our benefits website.

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