Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Physical Therapy
4 Year Degree
Organization: Athletic Department Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus Schedule: Full-time Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, frequent nights and weekends Salary Range: Negotiable Benefits Provided: Yes Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter
The rehabilitation director, under the medical-legal supervision of the head team physician and the head athletic trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries for all athletes within the University’s comprehensive athletic medicine program, with primary responsibility to Football; empowered with the unchallengeable authority to determine management and return to play of any ill or injured athlete; empowered with unchallengeable authority to cancel or modify any workout for health and safety reasons, as he or she deems appropriate. Essential Functions:
Primary medical care provider with dedicated responsibility to Football athletes
Emergency medicine preparedness
Developing and implementing comprehensive emergency action plans
Football medical staff preparedness
Supply and equipment preparedness
Preventing, recognizing, diagnosing, referring, treating, and rehabilitating injuries
Establishing criteria for safe return to practice and play and implementing the return-to-play process
Establishing and operating treatment facilities for both practice and game situations that follow national and local standards
Determining venue and activity settings requiring the on-site presence of the athletic trainer and team physician and which require that they be available
Maintaining accurate medical records for athletes
Supervision, education and recruitment of undergraduate and graduate assistant athletic trainers
Specific supervision of certified athletic trainer(s) as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer
Work with physicians and other allied health care professionals to deliver healthcare to athletes
Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer
Aid in and direct the coordination of rehabilitation for all athletes in all sports
Required Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:
36 months of physical therapy experience
Knowledge and skills:
Knowledge of physical therapy techniques and their appropriate application.
Skill set of manual and therapeutic modalities and evaluation of injury.
Experience and abilities with a range of injury and illness.
Proven record of implementing athlete treatment plans, safely and effectively.
Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer AND/OR Physical Therapy
Licensed or eligible for licensure per the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision
Current CPR/AED certification
Advertised Physical Requirements:
Must be able to climb, crouch, pull, push, reach, stand, engage in repetitive motions, communicate, hear and see.
Doctoral Degree, Physical Therapy
Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification (BOC)
5 years’ experience
Familiarity and compliance with NCAA Bylaws, HIPAA, and FERPA
Supervision: Student workers and graduate assistants
Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
Diversity Statement:The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by embracing each person’s unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University recognizes that fostering an inclusive environment for all, with particular attention to the needs of historically marginalized populations, is vital to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. This enhances the OU experience for all students, faculty and staff, and for the communities that we engage.
Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?-Yes
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 211090
About University of Oklahoma Athletics Department
The University of Oklahoma is a Division I institution and is a member of the Big 12 Conference. There are approximately 550 student-athletes in 23 intercollegiate athletic programs. The mission of the Oklahoma Athletics Department is to inspire champions today and prepare leaders for tomorrow by providing an excellent environment to enable student-athletes to achieve their highest academic, athletic and personal aspirations.