Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Job Summary:The focus for the position of assistant athletic trainer is to promote and protect the health and well-being for intercollegiate student-athletes. The function of an athletic trainer is to provide services that address the education, prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The assistant athletic trainer will have duties and responsibilities that support and provide care to all Division-1 varsity student-athletes with an emphasis on football, as well as an additional sport to be determined by the Assistant Athletic Director of Student Health and Wellbeing. The role of the assistant athletic trainer will play a vital role in supporting the mission and values of the Athletic Department University. While working within the scope of state and national regulations and guidelines, the athletic trainer will also provide significant contributions towards safety and risk management.Essential Functions:
Education, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Medical record keeping, documentation, and injury tracking / monitoring
Traveling with respective teams to provide care and support while on the road for competition.
Various administrative duties to support the operations of the sports medicine program.
Education and Experience:
Master’s is required.
NATABOC certification is also required.
Texas licensed athletic trainer (licensed or eligible).
Division 1 (FBS) football experience or NFL experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of constituencies. Must also demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing. A strong customer service orientation is essential.
Candidate must possess strong organizational, planning and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks. A strong focus on attention to detail is essential.
Candidate must demonstrate strong problem solving skills with the ability to identify, analyze problems and devise solutions.
Candidate must possess basic skills of Microsoft Office programs i.e. Word, Excel Power Point, etc. Experience working with EMR systems is preferred.
First aid, CPR, and AED certified is required.
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