| Hope College invites applications for an Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a 10 month/year, administrative staff, benefit-eligible position. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is generally responsible for assisting in the development, coordination, staffing, supervision, evaluation, and delivery of a system to provide health care to students involved in the intercollegiate athletic program. |
The Assistant Athletic Trainer shall:
Develop, in consultation with the Head AT, team physician, and other staff, a set of protocols for the delivery of health care to sick and injured student-athletes. Perform clinical duties as assigned by Head AT. This will include, but will not limited to clinic coverage, practice or event coverage, and travel as assigned. These responsibilities may occur throughout the day, on weekends, holiday breaks, and other times as dictated by clinic, practice, or event schedules.
Coordinate, in consultation with the Head AT, Director of the Health Service and the Team Physician, physical examinations for all student-athletes on a yearly basis. Evaluate student-athlete injuries and illness. Refer, to the Team Physician, Health Service, or other appropriate medical providers, injured and ill student-athletes, when medically necessary. Treat all athletic injuries in accordance with pre-established protocols or specific prescriptions from medical providers. Rehabilitate all athletic injuries in accordance with pre-established protocols or specific prescriptions from medical providers. Determine, in consultation with the Team Physician, when a sick or injured student-athlete is medically able to return to practice and/or competition. Supervise, in cooperation with the Athletic Training Program Director and other ATs, the clinical experiences of athletic training students in their internships in the athletic program. Operate the College's sports medicine facilities in compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines for similar health care facilities. Act in full compliance with the letter and the spirit of the Code of Ethics of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. Develop and maintain a system of medical records for all student-athletes that comply with state and federal guidelines. Communicate with members of the athletic staff in a timely manner regarding the participation status of sick and injured student-athletes in a manner that protects the confidential nature of the student's health record. Be available for teaching responsibilities as needed within the department.