Assistant Athletic Trainer - Athletic Trainer I (Academic Year)
California State University, East Bay
June 28, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Assistant Athletic Trainer - Athletic Trainer I (Academic Year)
Job #: 5384
SALARY AND BENEFITS: The starting salary will be between $3,105.00/month to $3,500.00/month.
CSUEB offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.
ABOUT CSU EAST BAY: California State University, East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, California State University, East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.
ABOUT THE POSITION: Assist the Head Athletic Trainer with the medical care of intercollegiate athletes. Assist with daily operation of athletic training facility, including providing medical coverage for intercollegiate sport practices and contests. Maintain a professional work environment with student-athletes, staff, and campus community. Maintain necessary athletic training certifications.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Daily operation of athletic training facility, including providing medical coverage for intercollegiate sport practices and games. • Perform injury evaluations, provide treatments for injuries, proactive injury prevention and oversee rehabilitation programs. • Communicate with coaches regarding status of injured athletes. • Serve as first responder for assigned sport supervision and home events. • Document injuries, complete injury reports, maintain medical records/files. • Assist with collection, organization, and maintenance of confidential medical and insurance records.
REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work on weekends, evenings, and holidays, and travel as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: General knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including conditioning, injury prevention, injury assessment and rehabilitation; full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis; other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping, bracing, and massage; effective use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment; rules, regulations, and guidelines established by the campuses¿ governing national collegiate athletic associations (e.g., National Collegiate Athletics Association or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) pertaining to student athletes, their training, sports medicine care, and health and safety; Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling blood borne pathogens; maintaining medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; and following insurance procedures.
Education: Equivalent to bachelor's degree in athletic training, physical education, kinesiology or related field of study or combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Course work must include completion of the Board of Certification (BOC) curriculum requirements.
License and Certifications: Possess and maintain Board of Certification (BOC) certification for Athletic Trainer. May require a valid California driver's license.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of athletic training including injury prevention, injury assessment and rehabilitation; the full range of therapeutic modalities and their practical use and physiological basis; other therapeutic preventions and treatments such as taping and bracing; determine the appropriate referrals for athletes to other health care professionals; effective use of rehabilitation and exercise equipment; rules regulations and guidelines established by the NCAA, CCAA, and CSUEB, pertaining to student athletes; Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards for handling Blood Borne Pathogens; maintain medical records, including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards; and following insurance standards. Ability to professionally and effectively assess and evaluate injuries and their severity; develop conditioning and rehabilitation programs to manage and treat injuries; recognize life threatening situations and administer the appropriate emergency aid; use a computer to accurately perform medical, insurance and other recordkeeping functions; train others on new skills and procedures; communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both orally and in writing. Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop effective working relationships with athletes and serve as a liaison among athletes, coaching staff, parents, physicians and other health professionals.
HOW TO APPLY: In addition to the standard CSUEB application, please submit a:
1. Cover letter 2. Resume 3. List of three (3) or more professional references
Resumes alone will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application. To apply on-line, please go to http://www.csueastbay.edu/jobs. If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the online application. This position will remain open until filled and may close without further notice. Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via automatic email reply regarding their application materials. In addition, all applicants who were not selected will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process. Please be patient as this process may take several weeks.
CONDITION(S) OF EMPLOYMENT: California State University, East Bay conducts pre-employment screening that may include, but is not limited to: criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history. Candidates must submit to a background check before being offered a position with CSUEB. Unsatisfactory results of the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSUEB employees who apply for the position.
MANDATED REPORTER: All California State University, East Bay employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
SPONSORSHIP: CSUEB is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.
EEO STATEMENT: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.