Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
The Senior Athletic Trainer provides general support to the athletic training department to allow for efficient operations and to assist student athlete injury prevention and medical treatment.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary Athletic Trainer for Football
Oversees Student Athletic Training Program
Point person on staff recruitment
Emergency Action Plan point person
Work study student supervisor
Emergency Equipment maintenance
Assists with the inventory within the Athletic Training Department. Develop and maintain inventory list to assist the Head Athletic Trainer in acquiring supplies, organizing supplies and distributing to athletic training facilities.
Assists with the coordination and scheduling of game and practice coverage (home and away) for all athletic training staff.
Assists with the supervision of Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers and Student Athletic Trainers.
Assists the Head Athletic Trainer with other assigned administrative duties.
Assists with the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injured student-athletes.
Assists with the practice/game preparation and coverage for the athletic teams.
Travels with assigned teams as needed.
Assists with the medical treatment, rehabilitation and physician prescription records for all student-athletes
Assists with coordination of written and verbal follow-ups to Head Coaches regarding student-athlete medical care. UL>
Education: Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: Three years (3) of collegiate level athletic training experience and demonstrated experience working with a college football program.
Knowledge / Skills: Good computer skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Licensing/Professional Certifications: National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Certification. Eligible to apply for a Texas Athletic Trainers License. Certified in CPR / AED for the professional rescuer.
Physical Requirements: None
Other Requirements: Ability to travel and work nights and weekends.
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Health and Kinesiology or related medical field. CPR / AED instructor’s certification
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
Assists with supervision of athletic training student and graduate assistants
Internal Number: R-033377
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