Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training
4 Year Degree
Athletic Trainer Athletics
Job #: 1908782
Full-Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $3,816.67/monthly.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves the evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, including injury prevention training, for athletes on intercollegiate and / or sports club teams.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced athletic training professional with a full understanding of industry practices and campus policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
The campus of The University of California, Santa Cruz is located on the central coast of California that overlooks the Monterey Bay. UC Santa Cruz sponsors 15 NCAA Division III varsity sports and is housed within the Athletics and Recreation Department.
Persons in this position are expected to work an irregular schedule which includes some night, weekend, and travel hours to accommodate for the varying athletics schedules. Due to the independent nature of this position, the position requires a person to work autonomously often with sound decision-making and critical-thinking skills, and advanced knowledge of rehabilitation and therapy skills in order to manage student-athlete injuries. The position requires a person to have strong communication and organizational skills in order to help administer an athletic training program.
Bachelor's degree in a CAATE accredited athletic training education program.
Computer skills in programs relevant to job duties.
Thorough skills associated with athletic injury prevention and the administration of therapeutic modalities, devices, and rehabilitation techniques, as well as of first-aid, athletic equipment, and injury assessment and treatment.
Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality in handling sensitive matters involving athletic injuries and treatments.
Thorough knowledge of electronic medical records systems.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program.
Must be BOC certified and in good standing.
Must have current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications.
Must have at least 1 year post-graduate experience in athletic training.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 06-10-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.