Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
College of the Siskiyous
ATHLETIC TRAINER FILING DATE: FIRST REVIEW APRIL 4, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED SALARY: $4,282 to $5,739 PER MONTH 11 MONTHS / 40 HOURS PER WEEK POSITION ?*Salary Pending Board Approval* Under the direction of the Athletic Director, assist with developing and implementing health services for the care and prevention of injuries to student-athletes; administer first aid and emergency medical care; assist with administering rehabilitation of injuries.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Receive and review student-athlete health history records; inform coaching faculty of health problems; maintain formal, confidential student-athlete health records. • Assist physicians with pre-participation screening exams of student-athletes; communicate with coaches, staff, and student-athletes of scheduled exams; • Advise student-athletes with health or injury problems and make referrals to health agencies; decide, in absence of team physician whether a student-athlete is medically able to participate in practice and return to competition; • Identify and treat athletic related injuries; returns student-athletes to the field of competition as soon as is safe. • Review athletic insurance coverage and assist student-athletes in the correct submission of insurance forms; complete medical insurance forms. • Maintain medical usage records and prepare reports; maintain accurate and detailed injury and treatment reports; communicate with coaches regarding the welfare of student-athletes; administer first aid and/or CPR as required; • Serve as athletic trainer for team practices and athletic events; provide instruction regarding aspects of injuries, reconditioning and nutrition. • Assist with preparation of written policies and procedures regarding emergency management, treatment and reconditioning of injured student-athletes. • Tape and otherwise prepare student-athletes for daily practices and competition; cover home athletic contests and travel with team for required athletic contests. • Maintain training room area in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition. • Assist with budget development; recommend and administer functional budgets for first aid supplies and equipment. • Inspect playing fields and athletic equipment; note and report health and safety hazards to appropriate authorities and personnel. • Maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with others including student-athletes, athletic trainers, coaches, parents, physicians and health center personnel. • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules regulations, policies and procedures related to athletic training and health services. • Assist with issuing and proper fitting of athletic equipment, laundry of cloth, and other duties with in the equipment/laundry room; drive a vehicle to conduct work. • Perform related duties as assigned.
Benefits The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.
In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The employee participates in the Public Employee Retirement System through District and employee contributions.
After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered. Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview. The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.
Conditions of Employment
Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.
College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.
College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
To Apply Online: https://siskiyous.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=40&job=athletic-trainer
1. Master's Degree in Athletic Training, Physical Education, Health, Kinesiology, or related field.
2. 4 years of professional experience related to duties and responsibilities of the classification.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
1. Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate issued by an authorized agency.
2. Valid National Athletic Trainer certification or equivalent.
3. Valid California driver’s license.
Knowledge & Abilities:
• Indoor and outdoor work environment.
• Evening or variable hours.
• Subject to seasonal heat, cold or adverse weather conditions.
• Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate athletic equipment and tape students.
• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
• Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students.
• Seeing to monitor student activities.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
• Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
• Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects as assigned by the position.
Additional Salary Information: $4,282 to $5,739 PER MONTH