The certified athletic trainer will be able to demonstrate an ability to perform the following functions regarding athletic injuries: prevention, assessment, treatment, (including first aide) and reconditioning as set forth by the NATA Board of certification. The athletic trainer will demonstrate proper taping, strapping, bracing, and fitting of athletic equipment. The athletic trainer will maintain NATA and CPR certification in accordance with those respective institutions. The athletic trainer will cover athletic games, events or matches, and related events under the supervision of the managing director of athletics. The athletic trainer must demonstrate knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the athlete’s status and interpret the appropriate information. The athletic trainer will inventory, maintenance and control equipment. Must be available for afternoon/evening/weekend (these hours may fluctuate depending on need). Unattended hours (lunch, dinner, equipment set-up, etc.) must be posted. Schedules athlete treatment and/or other intervention as necessary and established. Maintains awareness of current policies and procedures. Maintains injury data information in proper order and reported in pre-assigned time frame. Determination of an athlete’s physical readiness to participate. Knowledge of legal requirements and rules of the athletic event. Works confidently in crisis or emergency situation. Uses assigned athletic training equipment safely and efficiently. Prepares athlete for treatment and insures comfort and safety of athletes. Maintains statistics and injury logs as established. Prevents/corrects problems or unsafe conditions. Maintains level of skill and expertise consistent with the latest theory and techniques.
Education: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in health related field, with current NATA certification
Experience: Two years in athletic training setting preferred.
To be qualified to drive college vans.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.
Must demonstrate ability to communicate to give adequate directions and instructions to subordinates.
Must be able to carry training kit and coolers for long distances.
Must be available for afternoon/evening/weekend (these hours may fluctuate depending on need). Unattended hours (lunch, dinner, equipment set-up, etc.) must be posted
Category I will have close contact with patients and is likely to come in contact with blood and body fluids
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code PT-TRAINER), curriculum vitae, salary requirements and three professional references with current contact information. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.