Athletic Instructor (Two Positions)
POSITION SUMMARY: The primary purpose of each position is to ensure the success of student athletes’ health and well-being as well as the effectiveness and efficiency of student athlete prevention of injury, rehabilitation, and treatment plans for injured student athletes. Also to assist in athletic administrative duties.
- Serves as athletic trainer for all sport programs (10 currently). Document medical information and ensure all medical requirements are met.
- Report athletic injuries promptly and file.
- Manage and monitor insurance claims for athletic related injuries. Coordinate overall medical plan for athletic department.
- Must be present for all practices, home competitions, and travel.
- May supervise a part-time trainer from the standpoint of treatments, rehab, sport coverage, practice preparation, and game management.
- Communicates with coaches, strength staff, and other administrators regarding student-athlete injuries, limitations, and rehabilitation plans.
- Organizes and supervises physical examinations and medical records concerning all sports; manages paperwork and documentation for assigned teams.
- Assist Student Health Services in ensuring completion of physical examination procedures.
- Provides and prescribes proper physical therapy and rehabilitative exercises for injured student athletes; assists with diagnosis of injuries.
- Maintains current knowledge of health care needs of student-athletes; expands and enhances the entire circle of care for athletes.
- Counsels student-athletes in proper rehab and at-home medical care practices.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training from an accredited program required; Master’s preferred.
- A minimum of 800 hours training under a National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certified athletic trainer.
- Must be certified by the Board of Certification (BOC) for the athletic trainer. First Aid and CPR certifications are required.
- Must be able to assess injuries and provide rehabilitation and treatment in accordance with NATA guidelines.
- Must be able to effectively maintain records, such as insurance claims and treatment plans, in a timely and accurate manner.
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