Assistant Athletic Trainer (10-Month, FT)

  Northeast Region School
  Northeast Region
  Health/Fitness/Rec.
  Posted/Updated: 03/11/19



Job Summary



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Under the direction of the team physician and head athletic trainer, provide the medical services for injuries and illnesses incidental to student-athletes participation in intercollegiate athletics (some injuries outside of athletic including but not limited to return to play decision-making; prevention, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries or illnesses;

  • Provides game and practice coverage including days, nights, weekend, holiday and overnight and local travel coverage;

  • Maintain appropriate record keeping and documentation;

  • Collaborate with physicians and other allied health professionals to deliver appropriate care and referrals to student-athletes;

  • Provide counseling, education and testing to student-athletes, coaches and parents regarding athletic injuries and illnesses;

  • Process insurance claims;

  • Recognize injuries and illnesses needing further medical attention and referring to appropriate providers;

  • Assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the athletic training facilities;

  • Assist Head Athletic Trainer with administrative duties as assigned;

  • Assist with inventory and ordering of supplies;

  • Maintain certifications and licensure as required by the BOC and state of MA;

  • Engage in professional development and continuing education to maintain certification standards.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy in accordance with HIPPA and FERPA.

  • Assist with the supervision and education of student employees.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor or his/her designee.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or other related discipline accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of

  • Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

  • One to two years of collegiate athletic training experience (with contact sports preferred).

  • Certified by the BOC (Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers).

  • MA State Athletic Training Licensure.

  • Familiarity with NCAA governing rules.

  • Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) certification at the Basic Life Support/Professional Rescuer level or beyond.

  • Ability to function in a service- and team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to function independently, display strong attention to detail, work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays as well as have the ability to travel locally and overnight is required.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

  • The position also requires the temperament and interpersonal skills to work well with the modes and moods of student-athletes within the stress and tension periods of intercollegiate athletics.

  • This position does require the ability for regular physical exertion including heavy lifting (50lbs) and exposure to extremes in weather.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Athletic Training or other related program preferred.

  • Two to four years' experience with athletic training with contact sports including football and hockey preferred.

 



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