Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
The University of Wyoming, a Division I member of the NCAA and a member of the Mountain West Conference (MWC), has a full-time opening for an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Primary sports coverage will be for the Cowboy and Cowgirl Track and Field and Cross Country programs and may include coverage of other sports as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, MWC, University and departmental rules regulations. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Responsible for athletic education/instruction, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes for assigned programs. 2. Supervises, teaches and advises athletic training students and interns assigned to his/her sport with the guidelines established by the Director of Sports Medicine 3. Maintains and organizes the Athletic Training Rooms and participates in the planning and development. 4. Maintains medical, insurance and rehabilitation records according to established policies of the Director of Sports Medicine and the Primary Care Physician/Medical Director. Assists with the collection and filing of insurance claims. 5. Follows the policies and procedures for the athletic training staff and facilities as established by the Director of Sports Medicine and appropriate team physicians. 6. Maintains CPR/AED/First Aid certifications and participates in continuing education programs as required to maintain certification through NATA. 7. Provides the Head Coach of assigned team sports with injury reports regarding the status of injured student-athletes. This report shall be submitted to the Head Coach via an established schedule (e.g., daily, weekly, etc.). 8. Assists the Director of Sports Medicine, as directed, with the Substance Abuse Program. 9. Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adheres to all applicable University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. 10. Assists with other duties/projects as assigned/directed.
Those interested should apply online: ………. Review of resumes and applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials by May 31st, 2019 to receive full consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check. More information on the University of Wyoming can be found at: www.uwyo.edu.
A Master’s degree in athletic training, health science, or related field required. Must be completed or anticipated prior to start date.
Current National Athletic Trainer’s Board of Certification (NATABOC) and CPR/AED certifications and eligibility for Wyoming state licensure required.
Two years post-certification professional experience (i.e. 2 years graduate assistantship and/or ELM plus 2 years professional internships or 2 years full-time experience, and/or any combination thereof)
A minimum of 2+ years post-graduate professional experience.
Experience with collegiate track and field and cross country.
Experience with overuse injuries.
Experience with post-surgical rehabilitation.
Experience working with male and female coaches and student-athletes.
Experience with instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (i.e. Graston, HawkGrips, etc.)
Experience with EMR and injury tracking software (HealtheAthlete preferred).
Strong analytical, organizational, and written and oral communication skills.
Internal Number: 19001932
About University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/The University of Wyoming located in Laramie and nestled on Wyoming's high plains between the Laramie and Snowy Mountain ranges is one of the most unique institutions of higher education in America.