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Athletic Trainer 100

Posted: 06/17/2022

Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Job Category: Other
Department: Athletics and Recreation
Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer
Status: Exempt

Purpose: The athletic trainer works under the supervision of the head athletic trainer and supervises the care of student-athletes competing in the Universitys athletic program.

Duties: Provides/direct medical services to teams as assigned, and assists in the supervision of medical services for all student-athletes to include:

  • Provides/directs medical services to teams as assigned, and assists in the supervision of medical services for all student-athletes to include:
    • Prevention of athletic injuries
    • Recognition and evaluation of athletic injuries
    • Acute care of athletic injuries
    • Rehabilitation of athletic injuries
    • Probable sport assignments: womens volleyball, track & field, and softball; subject to change based on department needs, experience, and other factors
  • Assist in the organization and administration of athletic training to include:
    • Participate in pre-participation physical examinations for all athletes
    • Clinical education and supervision of athletic training students (optional)
    • Maintaining and supervising maintenance of accurate medical records for all athletes
    • Coverage of athletic team practices and events
    • Informing the coaching staff of the physical and emotional status of their athletes as it pertains to their participation in that particular sport.
    • Travel with athletic teams as necessary based on sport schedules and events
    • Education and advising of athletes regarding personal health.
    • Daily communication with team physicians

Duties not program-specific:

  • Supports the total athletic program
  • Demonstrates integrity and upholds the values and mission of the University.
  • Committee assignments and other duties appropriate to skills and training as assigned by supervisors
  • Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the division; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

Primary Contacts: Department Director, Associate Director, Head Athletic Trainer, coaching staff, athletic training staff, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Health Science faculty, team physicians

Supervision Exercised: Athletes, Athletic Training Students

Supervision Received: Works under general direction toward broadly defined objectives; refers specific problems to the Head Athletic Trainer only when clarification or interpretation of organizational policies is involved. May also receive direction from Team Medical Director and Team Physician(s).

Education: Bachelors degree required. Master's degree preferred & Board of Certification (BOC) certified in Athletic Training and Ohio Licensed in Athletic Training

Experience: Two to four years of college athletic training preferred. Clinical supervision of athletic training students experience preferred

Specialized Training: Excellent verbal and written communications. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software. Proficient in use of: Athletic Training supplies and equipment, therapeutic modalities, computer, and software. Valid drivers license required. CPR for the Professional Rescuer is required.

Skills/Attributes

Customer Service:

  • A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Exhibit a team-first orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
  • adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students' (or other customer) needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students' (or other customer) needs
  • demonstrate the ability to facilitate transition and counsel students towards the realization of full educational potential (can be personalized for the position)
  • demonstrated ability to recognize, appreciate and serve culturally diverse populations, special needs, and others (if applicable)
  • available to rotate through multiple time frames of service operations
  • demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education (if applicable)

Teamwork:

  • collaborate well with others and help make sports medicine staff a cohesive group
  • communicate, cooperate and collaborate well with others to achieve common office, division, or College goals
  • willingly assists in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Athletics Division and other areas of the college as appropriate as required during high service demand times

Communication:

  • develop and nurture an effective, productive, and respectful rapport and working relationship with students, faculty and staff co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies maintaining an appropriate level of professionalism
  • demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity
  • demonstrate strong written, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills and strengths in public speaking (if applicable)
  • communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others

Accuracy:

  • maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights, or omissions

Initiative:

  • take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • demonstrate creativity and high energy
  • accomplish tasks with follow through to completion

Work Environment, Physical Demands: Multiple service hours; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with service interruptions; extensive customer contact; extensive standing or sitting in one position for long periods; computer data input; strict confidentiality; detailed work

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To apply, please upload the cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via Paycom.

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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