Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Under the general supervision of Team Physicians and Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine provide athletic training services that lead to screening for preventative programs, treatment, rehabilitation and referral of student-athletes to Team Physicians. Principally the position provides and directs athletic training services for Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country. In an integrated environment of all intercollegiate sports according to Departmental policy, Big Ten and NCAA rules. Key interactions are with the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, the Team Physicians, the coaches and the student athletes in the performance of duties. An ability to work with diverse cultures and personalities is required as well as a desire to interact in a team approach with other staff members and medical professionals.
Specific tasks will include: Evaluating patients and screening for referral to orthopedic and primary care sports medicine clinics; Performing illness and post-injury evaluation of student-athletes according to physician protocol for referral to appropriate physicians' clinics; Following instructions for injury recovery by Team Physicians to make return to play decisions; Documenting patient interactions into electronic health record; Providing injury/illness updates to the coaching staff on the activity status of each player to assure safety in practice and competition; Preparing practice and competition sites for emergency treatment and safety measures; Working with Athletic Training Education Program students and serving as a clinical preceptor; Being familiar with Departmental Emergency Plan for practice and competition and be prepared to initiate during practice and competition as well as provide CPR/AED and on field extrication; Monitoring environmental conditions to insure safety of student-athletes during practice and competition; Attending and serving as an athletic trainer in a physician clinic as assigned; Communicating all pertinent information regarding student athlete injury or illness status to team physicians for determination of safety in practice and competition; and performing other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or a similar field, is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Athletic Training Certification is required from the BOC AT. Wisconsin Athletic Trainer License required. The most qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of experience working as a full time staff member within intercollegiate athletics and direct experience with men's and women's track and field and cross country.
Conditions of Appointment: This is an Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after October 1, 2018. Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CST, on the assured consideration date. Please complete the online application here: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499131/athletic-trainer and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 95989
About UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.