Assistant Athletic Trainer - Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

  University (IL)
  Central Region
  Health/Fitness/Rec.
  Posted/Updated: 12/21/21

Job Summary

STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Medical care and coverage of student-athletes -

  • Provide prevention, evaluation, care and rehabilitation services to student-athletes for all athletically related injuries and illnesses sustained during practices and athletic competition.
  • Provide medical coverage and care for men and women's athletics teams, coordinate pre-practice, practice, post-practice and athletic team competition medical needs, specifically football and other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine.
  • Coordinate and supervise medical services with the athletic training aids/student managers, team physicians and paramedic services for practices and home competition.
  • Communicate with all needed parties on injury and illness information including student-athletes, parents, physicians, mental health providers, administration, athletic training staff, coaching staff, strength and conditioning staff, and sports nutrition staff.
  • Coordination and transportation of student-athletes to and from physician appointments as needed.
  • Provide daily instruction and specific work assignments relating to pre-practice, practice, post-practice and athletic team competition needs to athletic training aids and student managers as assigned.

Administration & Documentation

  • Maintain and document medical records, rehabilitation programs and reconditioning programs of student-athlete's injuries and illnesses within electronic medical record system.
  • Assist in coordination of insurance information and coverage between student-athletes, insurance coordinator and providers. Assist in the daily operation and maintenance of athletic training facilities.
  • Assist the Director of Sports Medicine with the review of all policy and procedures for Sports Medicine Department. Review, evaluate and make recommendations to the Director of Sports Medicine on an ongoing basis relative to policies, procedures and health care issues for the student athletes

Collaborate with other support groups in the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

  • Collaborate with the strength and conditioning staff, sports nutrition staff and sport coaching staff in developing reconditioning, performance and wellness programming. Communicate with all needed parties on injury and illness information including coaching staff, strength and conditioning staff, and sports nutrition staff.
  • Collaborate with support groups to develop integrated programming and education to student-athletes to optimize performance and wellness.

 



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