Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Athletic Trainer Track and Field/Cross Country
JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference Institution is seeking candidates to fill the role of Athletic Trainer. Primary sport coverage for this position will beMen's and Women's Track and Field/Cross Country with cross coverage in other areas as requested.
Coordination and delivery of athletic training and sports medicine services for assigned student-athletes
Evaluate injuries and develop treatment and exercise plans within the scope of practice under the guidance of supervising team physician
Implement individualized therapeutic interventions and establish exercise programs for specific needs
Prepare student athletes for and attendance at daily practices and games
Supervise athletic training students (must serve as Preceptor to athletic training students as assigned)
Manage treatment scheduling, oversee medical records, maintain/update rehabilitation progress reports and record injuries and care delivered in the EMR System (ensure HIPAA/FERPA compliance)
Maintain athletic training facility and inventory of equipment and supplies
Assist with administrative duties as assigned
Participate in staff meetings, student athlete onboarding and physicals, as well as additional opportunities with athletic clinics and camps
This position requires evening and weekend hours and travel as needed
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Current Board of Certification (BOC) Athletic Trainer in good standing and eligible for Athletic Trainer Licensure within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required. Certified Health Care Provider (CPR/AED) required.
This position requires the following clearances in addition to applicable background checks: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to applicable background checks.
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