Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
This position will report to the Athletic Director and work in the athletic department in conjunction with the head athletic trainer to provide athletic training related services to all Ozarks’ student-athletes. This is a 10 month position with full benefits.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Prevention, treatment, assessment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; medical coverage of games and practices; provide post-surgical rehabilitation of athletic injuries in accordance with physician’s protocol; coordinate doctor’s appointments for student-athletes; complete and process primary and secondary insurance paperwork; maintain documentation of treatments, medical records, injury reports, physicals, etc.; maintain requirements for continuing education, professional development, professional responsibility; comply with ASC/NCAA rules and regulations and support NCAA DIII/ASC philosophy and mission; supervise work-study students; represent the University of the Ozarks at ASC/NCAA/AATA meetings and conferences as necessary; game day responsibilities: field set-up, water, ice, etc.; assist with educational sessions for athletic department coaching staff regarding university policies and procedures as well as CPR/AED /First Aid certification; travel with athletic teams as assigned; represent the University of the Ozarks on and off the field in a positive and professional manner; as requested, be available for public presentations, career fairs, or any venue for promoting health care, athletic training, or the University of the Ozarks; depending on the university’s needs, may be assigned to teach courses as mutually agreed upon between the athletic director and the appropriate division chair; be active members of state, district, and national associations; meet Professional development requirements to maintain state licensure and NATABOC certification; other duties as assigned.
Skills and abilities
Excellent organizational ability, high level of accuracy, attention to detail
Effective communication skills
Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with minimal supervision.
Experience working with Microsoft Office Word Pro, Excel, Powerpoint
Current and in good standing NATABOC certification
Current and in good standing Arkansas State License in Athletic Training
First Aid/CPR/AED certification
About University of the Ozarks
Ranked in the top ten of southern region comprehensive baccalaureate institutions by U. S. News & World Report, the University of the Ozarks is a Presbyterian-related institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation in a student-centered environment emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The university serves a diverse group of approximately 750 students from the United States and abroad on a beautiful campus in Clarksville, Arkansas, located along I-40 approximately 90 miles northwest of Little Rock, nestled between the Arkansas River and the Ozark Mountains. Recent major gifts have enhanced the academic program and other campus initiatives. For more information about the University of the Ozarks, visit www.ozarks.edu.