Associate Athletic Trainer

  University (CA)
  West Region
  Collegiate Sports Health and Wellness
  Posted/Updated: 03/04/20

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement the treatment, care and rehabilitation of injuries according to the protocols and standing orders developed by the Team Physicians and Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Work in conjunction with the entire Sports Medicine Staff, including team physicians and other medical personnel, to coordinate the health care and wellness of student-athletes.
  • Daily Instruction of student-athletes on rehabilitation programs post injury in order to provide a safe return to athletic participation.
  • Educate student-athletes on general health habits that will assist in injury prevention and overall well-being.
  • Communication with coaches, administrators, and student-athletes of assigned team.
  • Injury reporting, tracking, documentation, and maintenance of medical charts.
  • Evaluate and direct emergency medical attention given when a student-athlete is seriously injured in practice or competition, through enforcement of safety procedures.
  • Assist with the organization and administration of all pre-participation physicals with physicians; coordinate medical clearance and eligibility for practice and competition.
  • Provide medical coverage for home and away athletic events, as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the organization and administration of the Sports Medicine Department.
  • Maintain knowledge of evidence-based techniques in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries by attending clinics, seminars, and current periodicals.
  • To act as a liaison between student-athletes, coaches, parents, team physicians, strength and conditioning staff, and other sports medicine professionals on medical consultation matters.
  • Foster a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness throughout the department.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree preferred
  • 2+ years of athletic training experience at the collegiate level.


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