Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
Reporting to the Senior Associate AD for Finance and Student-Athlete Services, the Director of Sports Medicine serves as lead administrator for the medical care of all student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics and the club sports programs. Be responsible for developing, implementing, administering, and evaluating a comprehensive athletic training program and for overseeing the daily operation of the College's athletic training facility. Provide leadership for and evaluate the services of the four (4) athletic trainers and student assistants.
•Assess needs, set goals, plan, implement, and evaluate the daily operation of the athletic training room, including inventory, medical records, scheduling, public relations, physician clinic administration, pre-participation examinations, medical documentation and overall program advancement.
•Administer, coordinate, and recruit members of the Sports Medicine Team.
•Maintain collaborative working relationships with Administrators, Coaches, Athletic Training Staff Members, and other campus affiliates.
•Gather medical history, most recent physical examinations, insurance information, assumption of risk, consent forms, and other pertinent documents. Administer the medical eligibility of all participants.
•Assist in the coverage of club sports and summer camps as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports.
•Responsible for the injury care and rehabilitation of assigned athletic teams. Evaluation and referral to appropriate health care providers, as necessary. Communication with injured student-athletes, their parents or guardians, and appropriate coaches as to the nature and extent of the injury or illness, including prescribed treatment, rehabilitation and other pertinent information.
•Assist in the orientation of student-athletes, coaches, and parents regarding policies related to substance abuse, care and treatment of injuries, legal waivers, health and accident insurance, and other pertinent topics.
•Manage all fiscal resources including budget allocations, donations, and fund raising.
•Design the strategic planning of the Athletic Training Room.
•Administer and maintain the injury tracking database and all athletic injury insurance claims. This includes the comprehensive management of a secondary insurance policy, claims, and athlete medical records.
•Organize and administer department sessions in CPR, OSHA standards, and other pertinent topic areas.
•Assist as assigned with scheduling and coordinating with food service vendor pre-game meals, sack lunches, and other meal services as needed for the Department. Oversight of nutritional needs and nutritional education.
•Know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing the College and it's employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (including, but not limited to, NCAA Bylaw Article 11 and its requirement to report all athletically-related income and benefits from sources outside Saint Mary's College), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and of the West Coast Conference as not constituted or as may be amended in the future.
•Advise the Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports if you have reasonable cause to believe a violation has occurred or will occur, whether by employees or students.
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Master of Arts or Master of Science degree required and five (5) years of relevant experience providing athletic training services in higher education or similar settings.
Current NATA Certification required.
Proficiency with word processing software and database management.
Demonstrated strong oral, written and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple, competing tasks and priorities, ability to effectively communicate with a diverse community of students, faculty, coaches, administrators and staff, ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion.
Team-oriented individual with ability to take initiative and see projects through to completion, willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. Understanding and supportive of the values and ideals of the Lasallian, Castholic and liberal arts tradition.
About Saint Mary's College of California
About Saint Mary’s College AthleticsThe Saint Mary’s Department of Athletics sponsors 16 NCAA Division I championship sports with nearly 300 student-athletes that compete in the West Coast Conference. The Gaels boast 19 combined WCC championships and 30 NCAA Tournament appearances in their history. The men’s basketball program is the winningest program in California over the last decade and has won or shared three of the last six WCC titles, recently advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2017. The women’s basketball team has won 20 games for six straight years, and the College annually ranks among the leaders in the WCC Commissioner’s Cup, including a second-place finish a year ago and a third-place finish this year.