Athletic Trainer

  University(CA)
  West Region
  Health/Fitness/Rec.
  Posted/Updated: 11/24/20

Job Summary

Responsibilities

Daily operations for the athletic training room as listed above and the following:
  • Sport team responsibilities/assignments as specified by Head Athletic Trainer communication with coaches and student athletes of assigned teams.
  • Coordinating with physicians/medical personnel on care of student-athletes.
  • Injury reporting, documentation, and maintenance of medical charts.
  • Taking inventory, ordering, and restocking clinical and clerical supplies.
  • Ensuring safety of patients and staff through enforcement of safety procedures.
  • Appropriate training in, and adherence to, regulatory requirements (e.g. blood-borne pathogen training and prevention, annual TB testing and other health screening requirements).
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the athletic training room and other sites as designated.
  • Continued education in sports medicine and maintaining good standing with NATA Board of Certification.
  • Other duties as specified by the Head Athletic Trainer.

Required Qualifications

  • Sensitivity to student-athlete issues.
  • Proven ability to meet multiple demands in a high-volume, fast-paced clinical environment.
  • Proven ability to work independently, prioritize, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills required for working with a diverse group of patients, clinical staff, managers, and visitors.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion handling sensitive matters involving patients.
  • Computer literacy, including working knowledge of word processing programs.
  • Ability to work with and in a diverse environment.
  • Comfort working in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor's degree; experience as a student or undergraduate Intern Athletic Trainer in competitive athletic environment and/or equivalent training/experience.

Licensing/Certifications, if any:

  • Certification and good standing with the National Athletic Trainer's Board of Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree (or significant progress toward degree) in related field and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Additional related education and training.
  • Additional experience as a certified athletic trainer in competitive athletics at the professional and/or Olympic level.
  • Experience with advanced manual therapy skills applicable to orthopedics and sports medicine.
  • Knowledge of clinical information/ appointment systems.


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