Head Athletic Trainer, NCAA

  Northeast Region University
  Northeast Region
  Health/Fitness/Rec.
  Posted/Updated: 12/02/19



Job Summary

Description:

  • In consultation with the Sr. Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine and Performance, formulates effective therapeutic treatment plans, implements treatments and monitors progress.
  • Possesses technical and practical expertise in the appropriate application and supervision of a wide range of rehabilitative exercises / therapy and diagnostic equipment.
  • Applies evaluative skills and techniques for orthopedic and medical problems associated with intercollegiate athletics as well as participates in the medical clearance and evaluation of incoming and returning student-athletes.
  • Records, analyzes and maintains medical records for daily treatments/rehabilitation, practice and game limitations, medical services and referrals.
  • Responsible for compiling and processing insurance claims.
  • This position serves as a preceptor in the ATEP.
  • Provides supervision of athletic training students during their clinical experience; if the incumbent is credentialed for less than one year, they will supervise and mentor athletic training students under the supervision of an experienced preceptor.
  • Communicates and interacts with medical professionals, coaches and administrative staff.
  • Supervises Staff Athletic Trainers who work with football.
  • Coordinates diagnostic tests and appointments.
  • Secures test results and prepares information for Physician Clinics.
  • Gathers information needed for insurance claims.
  • Will oversee all aspects of durable medical equipment for staff in the stock and bill program as well as coordinate emergency medical services with the university ambulance service.
  • Performs delegated administrative tasks and facility management responsibilities as well as other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree and three years of sports medicine experience at the collegiate level.
  • BOC Certification and eligibility for State license and Adult CPR/AED certification for the health care provider/first responder is required.
  • The incumbent should possess demonstrated ability for leadership, to communicate effectively and successfully with head and assistant coaches, strength coaches, team physicians and administrators; demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse student population; and possess technical and practical expertise in the appropriate application and supervision of a wide range of rehabilitative exercises/therapy and diagnostic equipment.

 



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