Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
This is a 10-month contract position with annual contract renewal. Serve as Athletic Trainer to UCR's Men's and Women's Intercollegiate Athletic programs. Supervise, under the direction of the Associate Athletics Director/Sports Medicine and Performance, team physicians and the Athletics Director, the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for approximately 325 student-athletes competing in 17 Division I sports at UCR. Supervise, organize, and make referrals to appropriate medical personnel. Manage student athlete's medical insurance information for billing and referral purposes. Recondition and rehabilitate athletes on referral from physicians through the use of appropriate physical and therapeutic modalities. Regularly inform coaches on the status of injured athletes. Assist in the daily operation of the Sports Medicine Department. Assist in the development and supervision of an instruction program of athletic training for athletic training students and student intern/assistants/volunteers. Maintain an organized system of records and files on all aspects of the daily function of the sports medicine clinic. Apply online at http://jobs.ucr.edu by final filing date July 2, 2018.
Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive matters involving athletic injuries and treatments. Strong ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with others, including athletes, team physicians, faculty, staff and others in the athletic department. NATABOC and First Aid/CPR AED Professional Rescuer certification. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills needed to work with a diverse client group. Thorough knowledge of electronic medical records systems. Strong skills necessary to communicate verbally and in writing. Knowledge of procurement function and campus budget requirements relating to athletic equipment and supplies. Thorough ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and complete assignments within required timelines. Strong ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and complete assignments within required timelines. For positions associated with Sports Medicine, must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times, avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards. Thorough skills associated with athletic injury prevention and the administration of therapeutic modalities, devices, and rehabilitation techniques, as well as of first-aid, athletic equipment, and injury assessment and treatment. Strong manual therapy skills applicable to orthopedics and sports medicine. Computer skills in programs relevant to job duties. Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Internal Number: 201805310661
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