Assistant Athletic Trainer (1 year position)

US-FL
1 week ago
ID
2017-3921
# of Openings
1
Category
Health/Medical

Responsibilities

Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer – One Year Position

FLSA Status:  Exempt

EEO Category: Professional

Department:  APD

Position Summary:  Provide Athletic Training Services to student athletes under the direction of the Athletic Training staff in accordance with state athletic training practices.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Treat athletic injuries including prevention, assessment, treatment and reconditioning
  • Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and provide forms as appropriate
  • Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete's injury or illness in order to provide emergency or continued care, and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
  • Assist with athletic training covering multiple sports with athletes ranging from 13-19 years old.
  • Apply protective or injury preventive devices such as tape, bandages, or braces to body parts such as ankles, fingers, or wrists.
  • Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches and physicians.
  • Collaborate with physicians in order to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
  • Evaluate athletes' readiness to play, and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.
  • Responsible for following all HIPPA regulations and guidelines
  • Responsible for following all OSHA guidelines
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field
  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Training certification
  • Experience in athletic training
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Eligible for FL State License
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Preferred Skills

  • High School Athletic Training experience
  • Bilingual

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

 

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer

Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO Statement

EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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