Assistant Athletic Trainer

  University (FL)
  Southeast Region
  Health/Fitness/Rec.
  Posted/Updated: 12/02/19

Job Summary

Essential Functions

Health Care Provider Services

  • Primary evaluation of athletic injuries
  • Formulate a clinical diagnosis by interpreting the signs and symptoms
  • Referral of injured athletes to appropriate physician
  • Administer therapeutic exercises and modalities to treat injuries
  • Education of athletes and coaches to prevent injuries
  • Apply appropriate immediate and emergency care procedures/proper activation of Emergency Action Plan

Medical Records and Documentation

  • Pre-participation physicals on file for all athletes
  • Completed injury reports
  • HIPAA compliant
  • Rehab tracking forms
  • Knowledge of injury tracking software

Athletic Training Administration

  • Track inventory and ordering of supplies
  • Follow up with medical providers regarding medical bills and insurance
  • Schedule athletic training staff to ensure proper sport coverage
  • Maintain records and documentation
  • Demonstrate appropriate planning for coordination of resources

Clinical Supervision of Undergraduate Athletic Training Students

  • Approved Clinical Instructor for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education [CAATE] accredited program
  • Supervise students while performing injury evaluation, application of rehab protocols and modalities in accordance with CAATE and Board of Certification regulations
  • Mentoring students on injury evaluation, taping applications, rehab techniques, emergency care, injury pathologies

Budgeting of Supplies

  • Track inventory on a monthly basis
  • Order supplies when needed
  • Understand budgeting/ordering process of athletics department
  • Risk Management
  • Maintain current emergency action plan
  • Educate individuals about appropriate use of equipment
  • Monitor environmental conditions to facilitate safety

Leadership and Management Skills

  • Oversee graduate assistant athletic trainers
  • Maintain up-to-date sport schedules to ensure appropriate medical coverage
  • Regular staff meetings to ensure continuity of care and collaboration of injuries

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master's degree in Athletic Training or related field required.
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Experience using MS Office Sportsware, BIODEX or related systems is required.
  • Able to operate Therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercise equipment, emergency care equipment.
  • Professional medical communications with terminology

 



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