The Athletic Trainer will work collaboratively with our coaches, team physicians, and administrators to ensure our student-athletes are provided with services that center on prevention, emergency care, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. The position will also have administrative duties.
Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field; Board of Certification recognition as a certified athletic trainer; eligibility to meet Ohio athletic trainers’ licensure; minimum 3 years athletic training experience.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
25% – Consultations/Evaluations: Recognize and evaluate injuries and illnesses both on the field and in the athletic training room. Determine correct course of action i.e. return to play, emergency transport, physicians visit or therapy visit. Organize and implement pre-season team physicals. Maintain a thorough tracking system for doctor referrals for both on site and off site appointments. Coordinate treatment protocols with team physicians.
25% Treatments/Rehabilitation: Set up and implement proper treatment/rehabilitation protocols. Determine which exercises and modalities are needed to effectively return athlete to play. Follow through with athletes both in-season and off-season about ongoing rehabilitation. Keep current standard rehabilitation protocols updated. Develop, implement and evaluate rehabilitation programs on a daily basis until patient is medically cleared to return to play. Develop specialized rehabilitation skill.
25% – Event Coverage/Travel: On site coverage for various sporting event throughout the year. Travel to all events with team assigned. Requires numerous weekends and holidays along with many 7 day work weeks throughout the year. Provide athletic training coverage for practices and games as assigned. Monitor secondary sport as assigned.
25% – Administration/Insurance Coordinator: Record keeping for all daily athletic injuries, treatments, and rehabilitation. Orient coaches and student athletes on athletic training room policy and procedures. Maintain communication with the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Health, coaches and administration. Coordinate the collection and filing of all insurance claims. Communicate with student athletes and parents on insurance policy and procedure.
Start date on or after July 1, 2018 . Various hours of work are required due to practices and competition. Extensive travel due to competitions.
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