Certified Athletic Trainer - Athletics

Location
United Arab Emirates, Asia
Posted
May 04, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is looking to appoint a Certified Athletic Trainer for the Athletics department. The Trainer will plan and implement a comprehensive program of safe and healthy physical training with an emphasis on the prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation and care of athletic injuries. The position holder will work closely with colleagues in order to devise relevant treatment plans for student-athletes, s/he will maintain all documentation with regards to injuries and treatments for students-athletes. Key Responsibilities - Coordinate physical examinations for teams, evaluate and treatment of injuries, design and supervision of rehabilitation programs - Evaluate the physical condition of student-athletes, provide advice and treatment so as to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition - Maintain written and electronic documentation on all student-athletes’ injuries, treatment and rehabilitation - Provide immediate care and first aid to injuries and conditions - Communicate and consult with university physicians, coaches and student-athletes regarding student athlete status and treatment plans; refer student-athletes to physicians and/or other health care professionals as appropriate - Develop and implement a plan for communicating, publicizing and promoting safe and healthy athletic training programs - Provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage successful academic development and competitive performance - Work evening and weekends where necessary to maintain the university’s athletics program - Manage the administrative components of the Athletic training program including processing payment requests, reimbursements and purchase requests - Coordinate with the Sports Information Manager to update athletic websites, game day programs and events and news releases Education Requirements - Bachelor's degree in Physical Education or a relevant discipline - NATA/BOC certification in good standing - Current CPR/AED certification Experience Requirements - Minimum of three to five years of athletic training experience in a collegiate environment with a commitment to the integration of athletics and academics