Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Provide high quality, evidence based health care for Division I student-athletes. This position will be the assigned Athletic Trainer for Women's Soccer. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.
Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of student athletes' injuries in a manner that best reflects the mission and goals of the department, University, Big Sky Conference, and the NCAA.
Provide high quality, thorough and regular communication to coaches, team physicians and the sports medicine staff regarding student athlete illness/injury and condition progress. (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act [HIPAA] and Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act [FERPA] rules apply) Communicate directly to the team physician and will be responsible for all necessary referrals to outside entities.
Schedule outside services for student athletes (counseling services, laboratory testing, imaging services, physical therapy, etc.) in a timely manner per the direction of the team physician.
Establish criteria for safe return to practice and competition, and implementing the return-to-play process.
Communicate daily status updates to strength and conditioning staff (HIPPA & FERPA rules apply).
Maintain accurate medical records for each student athlete in an Electronic Medical Record.
Provide on-site medical coverage to any/all practices and competitions as designated by the Director of Sports Medicine, including travel during regular season and practice coverage outside of regular season.
Establish and operate treatment facilities for both practice and game situations that follow national and local standards.
Oversee day-to-day operation of the sports medicine program including maintaining clean, organized, safe, and efficient facilities.
Establish a safe practice and playing environment by monitoring environmental risk factors such as weather conditions.
Review the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for safety and appropriateness related to injury prevention and provide recommendations for change when indicated.
Coordinating timely processing of athletic injury related bills and filing claims directly to medical services coordinator.
Required to be an approved clinical instructor for the Athletic Training Education Program and will supervise the clinical education of the master’s level students.
Will be assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
Undergraduate bachelor’s degree,
2-4 years of relevant experience,
Certification through the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification,
Certified in CPR and First Aid, AND
Licensed or qualified to apply for licensure in the State of Arizona.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 605416
About Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University has a student population of 31,073, including approximately 23,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.
Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.
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The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.
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The Northern Arizona University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 15 men's and women's NCAA Division-I programs with more than 350 student-athlete participants. The university is a member of the Big Sky Conference for all sports with the exception of women's swimming and diving, which competes in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
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