Head Athletic Trainer and Wellness Position

This position has been filled - Job#: 453379726

  School (NY)
  Northeast Region
  Health/Fitness/Rec.
  Posted/Updated: 05/29/19

Job Summary

Job Description

  • Full-time, 10-month position.
  • Provide Athletic Training Services to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training practice act and with school and athletic schedules.  
  • Responsible for working with the teams, assistant athletic trainer, and a team physician and athletic department.
  • The Head Athletic Trainer is part of the Athletic Department and reports to the Athletic Director.

Responsibilities

  • Develop overall sports medicine program for the Masters, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs and counseling for student-athletes of the sports medical program.
  • Maintain an effective and efficient athletic training room.
  • Recordkeeping, documentation, incident reports and a daily treatment log.
  • Provide athletic training services for the Masters athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary.
  • Work in conjunction with the Wellness Program staff to ensure the implementation and education of fitness, nutrition and conditioning to meet our individual student needs.
  • Assist Athletic Director and CFO in the development of the sports medical program budget.
  • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance and benefit our athletes performance and or recovery.
  • Provide the coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes medically ineligible to compete due to injury.
  • Refer ill/injured athletes to health services/ team physicians regarding care.
  • Apply and record concussion testing for all athletes prior to participation.
  • Will participate within the Masters Wellness seminar program.
  • Assist the athletic director as requested.
  • Develop and implement emergency actions plans pertaining to athletic injuries and events
  • Communicate effectively with parents, athletes, coaches, health office and administration.
  • Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the School physician.
  • Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and when need away contests.
  • Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents.
  • Maintain accurate records of injuries and treatments.
  • Maintain a budget for the athletic training program.
  • Participate in the scheduling of sports physicals when needed.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Athletic Training.
  • Athletic Training experience in both men’s and women’s athletic teams preferred.
  • NATA certification and eligibility of NY state Licensure required.
  • Experience with Athletic Training for multiple sports.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Possess a basic understanding of Excel, Word and Outlook.

 



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