Athletic Trainer Job Description Sample
Work within an integrated high performance team as a member of the Sports Medicine staff assisting with the health care of of all student-athletes. Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine in any aspect of the Sports Medicine program. Help reduce the liability of the College.
Bachelor's degree Licensures/Certifications: * BOC (Board of Certification) Certified
Eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in the State of Virginia * CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer for the Healthcare Provider certification or equivalent Experience/Competencies:
Experience working in a college/university, professional, and/or clinical Sports Medicine program
Experience working with variety of student athletes in a variety of sports
Computer skills and experience utilizing an electronic medical records system
Demonstrated attention to detail and strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills .
Masters degree preferred;
Additional education or certification in manual therapies and/or instrument assisted therapies
Red Cross Professional Rescuer and Community First Aid Instructor;
Post-BOC certification professional working experience.
Texas A&M University
Proposed Minimum Salary
College Station, Texas
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.
Who we are
Texas A&M Athletics department is committed to building champions through academic achievement, athletic excellence, and national recognition of student-athletes, teams, and programs. We are a proud member of the Southeastern Conference, with more than 650 Texas A&M student-athletes competing at the NCAA Division 1-A level in 20 varsity sports.
What we want
The Athletic Trainer is responsible for the prevention, care and treatment of injuries to athletes using necessary knowledge of injury patterns and modern principle of athletic training. Collection of samples for drug testing. Supervision and education of student athletic trainers. We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. If the above description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity. Please note: This position is part-time.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelors degree in a specialized curriculum accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
One year of full-time or two years of part-time experience, paid or voluntary, as a student trainer.
Computer skills, medical & First Aid skills, joint taping, Physical Therapy skills.
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Required Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
Must be certified by the Board of Certification of the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Ability to sit for State of Texas License to practice Athletic Training.
Other Requirements or factors:
Positive Personality Working nights, weekends, and holidays to complete assigned tasks
This is a part-time position
- Masters Degree.
- Drug Testing
Preferred Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification.
Automatic External Defibrillator Certification.
Preferred Other factors:
- Psychology training
Evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to TAMU athletes. Taping, bracing and preparation of student athletes for practice and games (events) of assigned sports.
Attendance for safety preventive and emergency care of student athletes, at practices and games (events) of assigned sports. Travel, as directed and required, with assigned teams.
Coordinate with Director of Sports Nutrition for appropriate meals, and supplements utilized by student athletes.
Charting and record keeping of student athlete injuries utilizing current record keeping systems and protocols.
Coordination and consultation with Physicians, and student athletes and medical facilities regarding health care. Consultation with coaches and parents regarding student athlete health care.
Literature review and continuing education sufficient to maintain professional licenses and certifications.
Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations concerning student-athlete: conduct, appearance, road games, punctuality and other areas as deemed appropriate.
Collection of urine samples for drug testing. Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Exciting opportunity to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services with over 1000 practice locations!
HCA Healthcare is a national leader in providing modern, culturally competent, patient-centered care and we are driven by one single goal: the care and improvement of human life.
We are looking for an exceptional Certified Athletic Trainer to join our team. We believe in our team and your ability to help us provide high quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
We offer an excellent benefits package, competitive salary, tuition reimbursement, and growth opportunities. We are seeking a great addition to the team who feels patient care is as important as we do!
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As an Athletic Trainer in our practice, you will function as a champion of patient care and comfort who, under the direction of a physician, practices treatment or physical rehabilitation.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and modality treatments such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot/cold packs.
Administers traction to relieve neck and back pain.
Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities such as perambulation/ambulation, transfer, and daily living activities.
Observes and reports patients' response and progress to treatments to the Physical Therapist.
Fits patients for orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices (canes, walkers, wheelchairs) and trains patients in use and care.
Confers with members of physical therapy staff and other health team members to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs.
Assists with orientation for new Physical Therapy Assistants and directs Physical Therapy Aides.
Measures patient's range-of-joint motion, length/girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments.
Performs clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering phones, and filling out forms.
- Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or a related field is required.
- 1 year of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer is highly preferred.
- Active and unrevoked certification from the National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) is required.
We believe in going above and beyond, and feel that there is no nobler pursuit than that of caring for and improving human life. We hope you'll join us on our mission!
The University of Virginia's College at Wise invites applications for an Athletic Trainer. UVa Wise is a four-year, public liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. This position's primary sport coverage will be determined upon hire, and is responsible for ensuring that student athletes receive proper evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries; assisting in the supervision of training room facilities; assisting with the College's athletic insurance program; and other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree in physical education or a related field is required, as well as NATABOC certification, Virginia license, or eligible to receive a Virginia license. Experience with college athletics is preferred. Successful candidates will also possess good communication skills, knowledge of and ability to comply with OSHA standards, the ability to teach courses, the ability to handle insurance claims, and knowledge of athletic injuries, prevention and rehabilitation.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled. UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to demonstrate good communication skills; reporting and maintaining accurate inventory; knowledge of and ability to comply with OSHA standards; the ability to handle insurance claims; good organizational skills. Knowledge of athletic injuries, prevention and rehabilitation is a must.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Required Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Kind of Required Experience: At least one year experience in treating athletes.
Required Degree/Training: A bachelor's degree in physical education or a related field.
Required License or Certification: NATABOC certification.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Preferred Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Kind of Preferred Experience: At least two years experience treating athletes in a college setting.
Preferred Degree/Training: A master's degree in physical education or a related field.
Preferred License or Certification:
Preferred Computer Applications:
It is the practice of the University of Virginia to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration at the University. The type of background checks performed are dependent upon the type of position for which you have been identified as a finalist and may include: reference checks, criminal history including sexual offender registry checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) Record checks, license verification, credit report reviews, etc.
The results of background checks are made available to University employing officials. You will be requested to sign a reference release form, so your past schools and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history.
Primarily responsible for the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes and related illness at assigned Philadelphia Public School District schools and game event locations
Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete's injury or illness to provide emergency or continued care, and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
Care for athletic injuries using physical therapy equipment, techniques, and medication.
Evaluate athletes' readiness to play, and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.
Apply protective or injury preventative devices such as tape, bandages or braces to body parts such as ankles, fingers, or wrists.
Assess and report the progress of recovering athletes to coaches and physicians.
Collaborate with physicians to develop and implement comprehensive rehabilitation programs for athletic injuries.
Communicate injury and necessary follow up to parent/guardian of injured athlete or student.
Plan and implement comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention programs.
Travel with athletic teams to be available at sporting events as necessary.
Willingness to work nights/weekends/holidays and travel as required.
I. JOB OVERVIEW
Job Description Summary:
The George Washington University Department of Athletics and Recreation, an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation's capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.
Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine and Training, the Athletic Trainer is responsible for the following duties:
Assist in providing preventive medical care and treatment/rehabilitation for assigned student-athletes and teams. Serve as a liaison between the student-athlete, coach, medical care providers, and team physician(s), among others. Travel with athletic teams to away games as assigned by the supervisor.
Properly manage both individual, team, and department medical records/histories regarding the type of injury, treatment and physical examination that the student-athlete receives, rehabilitation processes, and insurance follow-up, as appropriate.
Serve as liaison to the Strength and Conditioning department on topics of student-athlete injuries, physical conditioning, weight-training, and weight/dietary programs of designated student-athletes and teams.
Assist in providing mentorship to graduate student certified athletic trainer(s) as assigned.
Responsible for ensuring that all University, Department, NCAA and Atlantic 10 (and other affiliated conferences) rules are followed.
The position is based at GW's Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC but will require significant domestic travel for games and events. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific
Certification by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATABOC). First Aid and CPR certified.
Athletic training experience at the collegiate level is preferred.
Division I experience is preferred.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and organization skills.
Ability to establish effective goal-oriented relationships with coaches, staff, student-athletes and medical community.
Master's Degree is preferred.
Typical Hiring Range $47500 - $57259 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?
Certified Athletic Trainer – Clinical ATC for Mechanicsville Clinic/ Outreach opportunity
Physical Therapy Solutions is a group of outpatient physical therapy clinics with locations in Mechanicsville, Innsbrook and Downtown Richmond, Virginia specializing in orthopedic, sports and dance therapy.
We are currently seeking a full time Certified Athletic Trainer to join our team in our Mechanicsville location. This is a unique opportunity as it will be a combination clinic and traditional high school outreach along with teaching a sports medicine class..
NATA-BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
Licensed as an Athletic Trainer in the state of Virginia or license eligible
Teaching certification OR 2 years' experience as an ATC is necessary
CPR/ First Aid instructor preferred, but not required.
New grads welcome and encouraged to apply!
We offer a competitive total compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, disability, life and a 401(k) plan, in addition to other outstanding benefits such as continuing education reimbursement and Paid Time Off.
For immediate consideration, please email resumes to email@example.com or call/text: 713-297-6392
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Visit our website at www.beringstraits.com to apply!
Bering Global Solutions, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is seeking a Temporary/Full-Time or Part-Time Athletic Trainer for the time period approximately July-September 2019 or some portion of this time. Athletic Trainer supports the Air Force Battlefield Airmen Training Group at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Treat student medical issues on a daily basis and coordinate with appropriate military personnel along with the Paramedic, RSCC, Course Manager, and other contractor personnel as determined necessary for the situation.
Maintain cleanliness and general upkeep of training facility to include, but not limited to, medical and fitness equipment.
Organize and establish general rules of conduct for the training room facility.
Recommend any changes to the COR in regards to all athletic training supplies and equipment used at the BA Preparatory Course.
Keep accurate records of all injuries, method of treatment, rehabilitation, and medical releases. These positions shall pass on information to BA medical staff with respect to students' medical needs, problems, treatments, and general information. Provide this as a Weekly Report to the Course Manager/COR.
Work with students to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries and illness.
Duties include tape or brace students to prevent injuries, evaluate injuries, give emergency care or first aid, create rehabilitation plans and go through them with injured students, and record patient injury, healing and recovery.
QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
Required (Minimum) Qualifications
Minimum 2 years' experience as a Licensed Athletic Trainer
National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) or National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA).
State of New Mexico license to practice or able to obtain a New Mexico license within 4 months of contract employment—maintained during employment.
Must have one of the following:
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certified personal trainer (CPT) or higher; EXOS Performance Specialist or higher,
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES);
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS)
Must be able to obtain and maintain all of the following within 4-months of employment:
Certified in Functional Movement Screening (FMS);
Certified in Graston Techniques (GT) or Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations;
Certified in Kinesio Taping Practitioner;
Certified Astym therapy provider; cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
Must be task oriented, self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and work as team member as well as a team lead.
Must be able to work independently with little direction.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to interact with staff, other departments
Strong problem solving skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide directions.
Ability to work in fast paced and compliance driven environment.
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in the English language.
Must be a steady, reliable worker.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Athletic trainers must have knowledge about a large range of medical problems. Diagnosing, evaluating symptoms and working with other healthcare professionals will be needed.
Quick thinking by athletic trainers are vital to patient health
Attention to Detail: Athletic trainers should take notes on how people are recovering, and how to best keep them healing.
Athletic trainers work with people in stressful situations. Keeping a clear head and a calm demeanor when talking to people in pain, other medical professionals, coaches and families will be an asset.
Must have strong oral communication skills, fluent in English (reading, writing, speaking and comprehension).
Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.
Must have advanced abilities in current versions of MS Office (Word, Excel, Adobe and Outlook).
Collegiate AT experience preferred
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.
Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Ability to lift XX lbs without injury. Occasional travel may be required.
- No supervisory responsibilities
ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS
As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.
Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and BSNC shareholder spouses, in that order.
Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.
Visit our website at www.beringstraits.com for more details and to apply.
Job Req ID: 198305
Position Number: 00153170
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details: Monday - Friday, 8:00a-5:00p
Standard Hours: 40.00
Department Name: Sports Medicine
Location: Sports Medicine Ballantyne
Location Details: at 3030 Randolph Road Suite 105, Charlotte, NC 28214
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Evaluates, plans, directs, and administers programs of athletic training to restore function, prevent disability, and help athletes reach their maximum level of independence. Performs supervisory duties and participates in continuing education. Works closely with other disciplines and specialties within the department and facility as well as with athletes and families to assure a cohesive approach to athlete care.
Evaluates athletes and sports related injuries, designs and implements athletic training for rehabilitation and reconditioning, establishes a care plan to include necessary activities and athlete education as warranted by the athlete's diagnosis and condition.
Gathers and interprets appropriate data from the medical record, physician, athlete, and/or family as evidenced by documentation.
Communicates athlete's evaluation and subsequent progress to physician, referral sources, and other clinical staff and coordinates athlete's schedule, treatment programs, discharge planning, and recommends solutions to athlete care problems.
Documents evaluations, tests, progress reports, daily treatment notes, attendance records, athlete/family education, outcomes, discharge notes, and changes as needed.
Re-evaluates athletes as needed, modifying goals and treatment as the athlete's status changes.
Applies strapping, bandaging, or bracing designed to prevent or protect athletes from injury and identifies need for and utilizes appropriate assistive devices.
Provides and documents athlete and family education in and family education in regard to deficits, progress toward goals, and therapeutic techniques, with individualized instruction for a home program.
Assists with orienting new staff and directs and supervises activities of athletic training students and volunteers involved in administering care to athletes.
Provides cross-coverage as needed throughout Carolina Healthcare System facilities and on-site athletic training coverage at sporting events.
Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with athletes, staff, family, visitors, etc. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.
Intelligible speech and normal language/cognitive skills. Must be able to push athletes in a wheelchair or stretchers. Lifting of athletes, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally, and up to 100 pounds rarely.
Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Must be able to transfer athletes.
Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to athletes/caregivers. Work is in a fast-paced clinical environment. The work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training (AT) from an accredited AT education program required. Successful completion of the Certification Examination through the National Council for AT required.
Licensed in NC or SC as an AT required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Provides athletic training services to OSF stakeholders, including organizations and schools. Assists with operational functions and patient care for OSF HealthCare providers.
Working in collaboration with the physician and care team, focuses on the prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of injuries incurred by athletes. Supports the provider in the clinical care of the athlete or patient and may help facilitate alignment within the OSF Multispecialty Services. May contribute to the development of community program objectives for the health promotion, wellbeing, and education of athletes, patients, and their support systems.
Graduate of an accredited program in athletic training with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree
National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATA BOC) – eligible for certification and/or waiting results
Licensed or eligible for athletic trainer licensure in the State of Illinois or Michigan
Current American Heart Provider BLS required prior to start date of employment or must achieve within 3 months of employment
Possess a valid driver's license
Basic computer skills and experience with online documentation
Post graduate degree, Master's or equivalent
Certification in strength and conditioning
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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