Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at Barry University is currently seeking a full time Assistant Athletic Trainer/Clinical Instructor. The Assistant Athletic Trainer/Clinical Instructor position at Barry University is the secondary appointment for Athletic Training service operations in health care for student-athletes in the NCAA Division II program for our 12 sports teams. The position assists the Head Athletic Trainer with all duties also assisting in supervision of several graduate assistant athletic trainers. The position also serves as a clinical instructor for undergraduate students in the CAATE Accredited B.S. degree program in Athletic Training.
Health Care Provider Services
•Primary evaluation of athletic injuries
•Formulate a clinical diagnosis by interpreting the signs and symptoms
•Referral of injured athletes to appropriate physician
•Administer therapeutic exercises and modalities to treat injuries
•Education of athletes and coaches to prevent injuries
•Apply appropriate immediate and emergency care procedures/proper activation of Emergency Action Plan
Medical Records and Documentation
•Pre-participation physicals on file for all athletes
•Completed injury reports
•Rehab tracking forms
•Knowledge of injury tracking software
Athletic Training Administration
•Track inventory and ordering of supplies
•Follow up with medical providers regarding medical bills and insurance
•Schedule athletic training staff to ensure proper sport coverage
•Maintain records and documentation
•Demonstrate appropriate planning for coordination of resources
Clinical Supervision of Undergraduate Athletic Training Students
•Approved Clinical Instructor for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education [CAATE] accredited program
•Supervise students while performing injury evaluation, application of rehab protocols and modalities in accordance with CAATE and Board of Certification regulations
•Mentoring students on injury evaluation, taping applications, rehab techniques, emergency care, injury pathologies
Budgeting of Supplies
•Track inventory on a monthly basis
•Order supplies when needed
•Understand budgeting/ordering process of athletics department
•Maintain current emergency action plan
•Educate individuals about appropriate use of equipment
•Monitor environmental conditions to facilitate safety
Leadership and Management Skills
•Oversee graduate assistant athletic trainers
•Maintain up-to-date sport schedules to ensure appropriate medical coverage
•Regular staff meetings to ensure continuity of care and collaboration of injuries
Articulate expectations and goals of students and graduate assistant athletic trainers Being able to adapt to an ever-changing schedule and maintaining appropriate priorities Taking initiative to better myself as a clinician and to better the athletic training department Maintain open lines of communication and availability with coaches and administrators Enhance depth of knowledge by attending symposiums and continual learning over time and maintaining professional credentials
· Master's degree in Athletic Training or related field required.
· 1-3 years of experience
· Experience using MS Office Sportsware, BIODEX or related systems is required.
· Able to operate Therapeutic modalities and therapeutic exercise equipment, emergency care equipment.
· Professional medical communications with terminology
Benefits: Barry University offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, paid time off and work/life balance initiatives such as wellness programs, spirituality in the workplace, and training and development.
Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
About Barry University
Barry University is a private Catholic institution with a history of academic excellence in the Dominican tradition. In 2010, Barry University was named one of the “Top 50 non-profits to work for.” With more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and doctoral programs, populated by people of all ages, cultures, faiths, and perspectives, Barry University provides a nurturing environment built on strong values and mutual respect.