Assistant Athletic Trainer

This position has been filled - Job#: 453382362

  University (OH)
  Central Region
  Posted/Updated: 07/22/19

Job Summary

Basic Functions

  • Provide athletic training services for the intercollegiate sports program.
  • Perform additional related administrative and/or teaching assignments for the department as needed.

Job Functions

  • Assist the head athletic trainer with the operation of the sports medicine program according to the administrative practices of the department.
  • Assist with pre-participation physical examinations.
  • Complete medical documentation for all aspects of the sports medicine program.
  • Carry out the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries.
  • Provide practice and game coverage of athletic teams.
  • Supervise student athletic trainers and student workers for the athletic training program and perform related administrative duties as assigned by the head athletic trainer.
  • May perform additional duties to include general administrative responsibilities and/or teaching for the department.
  • Primary supervision provided by the Head Athletic Trainer and Team Physician, with assistance from Director, Associate and Assistant Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation and Physical Education Department Chairperson.
  • Close working relationships are also required with health center staff, medical specialists working with the department, coaching staff, secretarial staff, facility and equipment staff, sports information staff and athletic trainers.
  • Share the responsibilities and authority of the Head Athletic Trainer in his/her absence. Supervise student employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • National Athletic Trainers Association certification and State of Ohio athletic training license required by the starting date.
  • Candidates need to have successful, proven experience in the field of athletic training and excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the NATA Code of Ethic, and demonstrate an understanding of the NCAA Division III philosophy.
  • Ability to work extended hours associated with athletic events and the ability to work in a sometimes stressful environment.
  • Ability to carry out the care of injured individuals. Including manual carry and transfer of injured patients.
  • Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy.
  • Must have current licensure through The Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers (OTPTAT) Board.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree and/or one year of full-time experience as an athletic trainer.
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

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