Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The Assistant Athletic Trainer is a full-time 10-month, fixed term, administrative faculty position. The primary objective of this position is to provide care to student athletes in their respected sports. Responsibilities for this position include, but not limited to: prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: coverage for EOU camps, record keeping, and communication with physicians, coaches, and fellow athletic training staff, and assist the Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Director in other duties assigned.
The prevention, care, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Management of other health related conditions, including physical and mental conditions and referral of student-athletes to appropriate health care providers when necessary.
Educate student-athletes about health related issues such as physical conditioning, nutrition, and emotional health.
Provide coverage for all practices and contests. And EOU athletic camps
Have the ability to communicate with coaches, physicians, and fellow athletic training staff.
Documentation of all injuries, treatments, rehabilitation, and medication dispensed.
Accurate record keeping of individual student-athlete medical history files.
Coordination of pre-participation physicals and return-to-activity clearance from physician referrals.
In order to maintain certification, 80 hours of continuing education is required for every three years. This includes, but is not limited to: the attendance of district and national conventions, committee involvement, self-study, and research.
Knowledge of NAIA and conference policies and procedures
Assist the Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Director in other duties, as assigned.
Minimum of 1-2 years of sports medicine experience in a collegiate setting.
Proven experience in sports medicine prevention
Proven experience in recognizing, evaluating, and assessing injuries
Proven success in providing immediate care
Proven success in treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning
Knowledge and accuracy in medical terminology, medical report taking, and record keeping
Proven knowledge of being up to date on rules and policies as they relate to Athletic Training
About Eastern Oregon University Athletics
Eastern Oregon University is located in La Grande, Oregon and serves as a regional center for education, culture and scholarship. Close to 25,000 people call Union County home and approximately 12,500 people live in the city. The community is a jumping-off point for many outdoor activities including skiing and hiking in the nearby Elkhorn Mountains, mountain biking along the Oregon Trail and fishing for trout and steelhead on the Wallowa River. The closest major cities are Portland, 260 miles, Boise, Idaho, 174 miles, and Spokane, Wash., 255 miles. EOU plays a vital role providing greater access to higher education in rural areas of the state. The small size of the campus and supportive learning community enhance the quality instruction and personal attention students receive. A broad choice of liberal arts, sciences and professional programs are available, all taught by dedicated faculty. Regional centers and off-site programs extend exceptional learning opportunities to students from nearly every part of the globe through the university’s nationally recognized distance education program.Students represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds and EOU is committed to fostering a ri...ch diversity in the university community. By participating in undergraduate research, internships and cooperative opportunities, international experiences and community service, all graduates are well prepared to succeed in today’s global environment. For more information about EOU and La Grande, please visit www.eou.edu/visitor/.