Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
POSITION DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing athletic training services for Russell Sage College intercollegiate athletic training program. Russell Sage College is an NCAA Division III institution that provides 21 athletic programs located in Albany, New York. This is a 9-month, full-time position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Under the direction of the team physician and head athletic trainer, provide athletic training services for injuries and illnesses incidental to student-athlete participation in intercollegiate athletics Prevention, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries or illnesses; return to play decision making Provides home game and practice coverage including days, nights, weekend, holiday and local travel coverage Maintain appropriate record keeping and documentation via “Athletic Trainer System” EMR. Collaborate with physicians and other allied health professionals to deliver appropriate care and referrals to student-athletes Provide instruction, education and testing to student-athletes, and coaches regarding athletic injuries and illnesses
Assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the athletic training facilities Assist Head Athletic Trainer with administrative duties as assigned
Maintain certifications and licensure as required by the Board Of Certification for Athletic Trainers and State of New York Engage in professional development and continuing education to maintain certification standards. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy in accordance with FERPA/HIPPA. Assist with the supervision and education of student employees. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or his/her designee.
Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or other related discipline accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Certified by the BOC (Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers). Eligible for New York State Athletic Training Licensure.
CPR/First Aid Certification at the Basic Life Support/Professional Rescuer level or beyond.
Ability to function independently, display strong attention to detail, work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects.
Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
Must meet physical demands of position listed below.
Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field
Previous experience working in the collegiate athletic training setting.
About Russell Sage College
Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,900 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Sage serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Russell Sage College also offers online programs. Founded in 1916 as a "School of Practical Arts," Russell Sage College has consistently been ranked in the top ten colleges in the Northeast by U.S. News & World Report. Sage has also been recognized as a "New York College of Distinction" for the third year in a row.