Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, Florida) an NCAA Division II institution, and member of the Sunshine State Conference, is seeking a full-time Assistant Athletics Trainer. This position will Aid the Director of Sports Medicine with all athletic training services for the intercollegiate athletic varsity teams. Assist with practice and game coverage for the intercollegiate athletic program. Assist with all activities of the Sports Medicine office and training/rehabilitation room in the ICI Center. Provide coverage for ERAU Athletic Camps.
The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist with game and practice coverage (women’s lacrosse women’s soccer) in the prevention and treatment of injuries, administer acute emergency care in a variety of situations that may arise on the playing field or court. Responsible for aiding the Director of Sports Medicine with rehabilitation, practice coverage and game coverage when assigned. Travel for away game coverage will be assigned. Will administer acute emergency care in the absence of the University Team Physician, the Director of Sports Medicine or any other medical personnel. Inform all coaching and Sports Medicine staff of current athletic injuries and emergency procedures. Follow guidelines outlined by team physician. Perform rehabilitation protocols for various injuries that may arise under the supervision of the University Team Physician and the Sports Medicine Director. Record and process daily medical treatments and rehabilitation as they relate to student-athlete injuries. Assist in the tracking and completion of insurance claims. Teach and work directly with the Sports Medicine Interns on a daily basis regarding proper procedures. Participate in individual group training sessions to improve care of ERAU student-athletes and administrative procedures. Oversee the athletic training room and its daily functions. Actively support and promote the NCAA’s Life in the Balance strategic positioning platform, embracing the six ideals of learning, balance, resourcefulness, sportsmanship, passion and service. oThe violation of NCAA and Sunshine State Conference rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. •Expertise in techniques, methodology and safety procedures of various treatment modalities (electrical stimulation, ultra-sound, etc.) •Proficiency in emergency medicine and procedures.
Master's degree in Sports Sciences/Athletic Training with 1-3 years of work related experience
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Strong organizational skills. Requires the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse group of constituencies.
Higher Education experience
Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certification required, CPR – First Aid.
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