Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Purpose of Position: To assist the Head Athletic Trainer in providing sports medicine and athletic training services to the College’s intercollegiate athletic teams and/or club sports (as needed) under the supervision of the Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel.
Specific Tasks/Duties performed: •Coordinate with the Head Athletic Trainer to provide athletic training coverage, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary. •Provide athletic training services for the College’s athletic department, included but not limited to: prevention, recognition, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries. •Provides game and practice coverage including days, nights, weekends, and holidays •Collaborate with physicians and other allied health professionals to deliver appropriate care and referrals to student-athletes; •Assist with the supervision, daily operations and maintenance of the athletic training facilities; •Assist Head Athletic Trainer with administrative duties as assigned; •Follow established emergency plans for the College’s athletic facilities including off-campus venues. •Follow and assist with enforcement of all policies/procedures as outlined within the Athletic Training Room policy/procedure manual, including codes of conduct and rules of use for the athletic training facility and equipment. •Assist in maintaining accurate medical records on all injuries, treatment, rehabilitation and physician referrals •Serve as a liaison for student-athletes between physicians, coaches, athletes, parents and other health care providers as needed. •Apply a team approach with the Head Athletic Trainer and Coaches to ensure that student-athletes participate only when physically able and that any physician instructions are understood and followed. •Comply with all policies regarding health care delivery as indicated by the College’s regulations. •Assist with the collection, maintenance and privacy of all (new and returning) student-athletes’ current contact, emergency contact, health insurance, consent and health-status waivers. •Provide for the prevention of athletic injuries through the application of protective tapings, wraps, braces, and equipment, and assist in the design of practices to help reduce the incidence of injury. •Advise coaches and/or strength and conditioning staff of flexibility, strengthening and conditioning programs to help prevent injuries and optimize performance. •Provide immediate care of athletic injuries and refer athlete to emergency medical facilities when necessary. •Assist in budgeting, ordering and inventory of athletic training supplies. •Educate, counsel and advise athletes on health-related issues, including nutrition and substance abuse. •Operates the program under the rules and regulations of the College, the NCAA, and the ECC; understanding that an employee can be suspended for a period without pay or terminated if found to be involved in significant or repetitive violations of NCAA regulations; •Perform other duties as requested by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Athletic Director.
Required (Professional) Credentials:
Current certification in CPR/AED.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensing in the state of New York
Current NATABOC certification
Bachelor's degree, master's preferred
Certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED certification
Masters degree in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health or Human Performance or related field and one (1) year of direct clinical experience as a BOC Athletic Trainer.
-or- Bachelors degree in an appropriate area outlined above and three (3) years of direct clinical experience as a BOC Athletic Trainer.
Strong time management skills with high level of organizational skills.
Be able to apply a ‘team’ approach to the delivery of student-athletic health care.
Must be able to work long periods under conditions requiring moderate physical demands.
Requires exposure of outdoor elements and the ability to tolerate weather conditions.
About D'Youville College
D'Youville College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence in education and employment through diversity.Founded in 1908, D’Youville is an MSCHE-accredited, independent Catholic institution located in the city of Buffalo, New York. D’Youville offers its 3,000 students preeminent education in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in allied health professions, education, business, and liberal arts.D’Youville’s success is built on the commitment that our students learn how to think critically, work with others, be leaders, and communicate effectively – all skills employers look for in the people they hire. D’Youville is an exceptionally collegial and exciting place to work and learn. Its motivating plan for the future and expanded outreach to the region, state, nation, and global community provide wonderful opportunities.D’Youville is situated in the Prospect Park/Lower West Side neighborhood, one of Buffalo’s most diverse and historic neighborhoods with fine examples of residential architecture from the last hundred years. The city is in the midst of a remarkable transformation, including a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods. Buff...alo is home to several Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, Frederick Law Olmstead parks, and of course, the chicken wing!Join us, and be a part of Buffalo’s renaissance.