Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic trainer provides care for student-athletes participating in the University’s athletic programs.
General Duties: •Responsible for injury prevention, diagnosis, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of muscle and bone injuries and illnesses of student-athletes. •Ability to recognize, evaluate and assess injuries and provide for immediate care when needed. •Responsible for educating student-athletes in injury prevention by advising them in proper use of equipment, exercises to improve balance and strength, home exercises and therapy programs. •Applies protective or injury-prevention devices such as tape, bandages and braces as necessary. •Meets regularly with licensed team physician regarding specific injuries, injury evaluations and treatment options for student-athletes. •Assists with camp coverage during the summer months. •Assists the Head Athletic Trainer with administrative duties as needed. •Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in related field; master’s degree preferred.
2 years of experience in athletic training setting.
Preceptorship experience preferred, but not required.
NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer.
Nebraska State Licensure or eligible.
CPR and AED for Professional Rescuer Certification or higher.
Knowledge of information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries including symptoms, treatment alternatives, injury prevention measures and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Proficiency in the practices of athletic training, including conditioning and injury prevention, as well as injury assessment and rehabilitation.
Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
Ability to communicate professionally with a diverse constituency.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Basic knowledge and understanding of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
About Concordia University
Founded in 1894, Concordia University, Nebraska is a Christ-centered learning community for students preparing to be servant leaders in the church and world. A member of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), Concordia is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning located in Seward, Nebraska (population 7,000), and committed to the Christian growth of its students through rigorous academic, spiritual, emotional and physical pursuits