Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Grand Canyon University is seeking a part-time Athletic Training Intern. This position will evaluate student athletes’ physical condition and treat to maintain maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition.
National Membership dues, costs for state licensure and certifications paid for by GCU.
Prevention, assessment and treatment of athletic related injuries sustained by student athletes.
Develop therapeutic exercise protocols to include proprioception, strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness for injuries sustained by student athletes.
Effective use of various modalities including heat, cold, sound, and electrical stimulation to promote wound and injury healing.
Render first aid to student athletes to include wound care and / or life threatening conditions.
Consult either Director of Sports Medicine or Associate Head AT’s before referral to medical physician as result of injury or illness sustained by student athletes.
Coverage of teams as assigned by Director of Sports Medicine and their various events hosted by GCU athletic department.
Follow emergency plans for all venues and manage emergency situations in the event of acute injuries.
Participate in Pre-Participation Physicals Exams for all student athletes.
Implement baseline concussion testing for designates athletic teams.
Provide diet guidelines to promote health and wellness for student athletes.
Maintain complete medical records of student athletes in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
Coordinate activities with ATEP professors.
Injury data recording via the Athletic Trainer System program.
Processing of insurance and billing documents related to student athletes.
Maintain Athletic Training Room inventory.
Assist in the department Drug Testing Program.
Travel with teams as required.
Coverage of summer camps and tournaments.
Supervise athletic training students.
Entry level Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field.
0-3 years’ relevant experience.
Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC) of Athletic Trainers.
Current Arizona Licensure.
CPR, AED Certified.
Active NATA, RMATA, AZATA membership.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel.
Possesses problem solving, customer service oriented disposition as well as integrity and ethics.
Demonstrates self-leadership and professionalism.
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Internal Number: R000015832
About Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ. During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape.
GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview.
Exciting Growth & Expansion
GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with... new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community.
Thriving Work Environment
We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too.
Generous Benefits & Special Perks
Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events.
Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time.
Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of
our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu